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USGS 05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA

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NOTE: Seasonally operated data for water quality parameters at this site will resume approximately April 1, 2019. Contact Jessica Garrett, 319-358-3625, jgarrett@usgs.gov for questions about water quality data.

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Available Parameters Available Period
All 9 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water, YSI EXO3 2012-10-13  2018-12-13
00060 Discharge 2009-03-26  2019-03-24
00065 Gage height 2017-09-01  2019-03-24
00095 Specific cond at 25C, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-03-24
00300 Dissolved oxygen, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-03-24
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-03-24
63158 Stream level, NGVD 2017-09-01  2019-03-24
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-03-24
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2012-10-14  2018-12-13

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 32500 03-24-2019   18:15 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 24 based on 9 years of record more
Min
(2012)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
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tile
Max
(2010)
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Value Mar 24
2620 3520 7490 9050 14700 22500 32500


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 12.52 03-24-2019   18:15 CDT
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius, YSI EXO3
 
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter, YSI EXO3
 
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, percent of saturation, YSI EXO3
 
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Stream water level elevation above NGVD 1929, in feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 738.23 03-24-2019   18:15 CDT
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU), YSI EXO3
 
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