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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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This station managed by the Iowa City Field Office.

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  2019-02-19
00065 Gage height 2017-09-01  2019-02-19
00095 Specific cond at 25C, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-02-19
00300 Dissolved oxygen, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-02-19
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-02-19
63158 Stream level, NGVD 2017-09-01  2019-02-19
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph, YSI EXO3 2018-08-03  2019-02-19
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2012-10-14  2018-12-13

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: Ice 02-19-2019   23:15 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 20 based on 9 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.60 02-19-2019   23:15 CST
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