UPDATE, 11/9: As of November 8, the USGS has successfully restored all of the operational gages that stopped transmitting due to an issue with the satellite telemetry system that records and transmits data. The USGS will now focus on restoring other equipment that experienced the telemetry issues, including about 85 rapid deployment gages that are used periodically for emergency response. Read more
LOCATION.--Lat 41°51'33", long 92°16'40"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4
sec.5, T.81 N., R.12 W., Iowa County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07080208,
on right bank 5 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 21, 1.7 mi
south of Belle Plaine, 1.2 mi downstream from Salt Creek, and 0.9 mi
downstream from Walnut Creek. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,455 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records from September 1939 to
September 1959, October 2014 to current year.