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°24'33", long 91°17'25"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4
sec.2, T.76 N., R.4 W., Muscatine County, IA, Hydrologic Unit
07080206, on right bank 10 ft downstream from bridge on County
Highway G28, 3.4 mi northeast of Conesville, 5.2 mi downstream from
Wapsinonoc Creek, and 10.8 mi upstream from mouth of Cedar River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--7,787 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records from September 1939 to
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 581.95 ft above
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to February 2, 1940,
and April 11, 1952, to July 1, 1954, non-recording gage; February 2,
1940, to April 10, 1952, and July 2, 1954, to September 16, 1963,
water-stage recorder at site 150 ft downstream at same datum.