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°39'05", long 91°30'27"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 NE 1/4
sec.14, T.79 N., R.6 W., Johnson County, IA, Hydrologic Unit
07080209, on right bank 60 ft downstream from bridge on Muscatine
Avenue in Iowa City, 1.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.1 mi upstream
from mouth of Ralston Creek. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--2.94 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records from October 1963 to
September 1995; stage-only records from October 1996 to current
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR IA-66-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 678.03 ft above
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Beginning June 27, 2012,
daily gage height values of <1.49 ft indicate stage was at or
below the gage height of zero flow (GZF).
REMARKS.--Minor regulation from retention dam 2.0 mi upstream may