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 42°43'25", long 94°11'35.7"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4
sec.6, T.91 N., R.28 W., Humboldt County, IA, Hydrologic Unit
07100003, on right bank 50 ft upstream from old mill dam in city
park, at eastern edge of Dakota City, 500 ft upstream from bridge on
County Highway P56, 0.6 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 3,
3.7 mi upstream from confluence with Des Moines River, and 322.6 mi
upstream from mouth of Des Moines River. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,308 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records from March 1940 to current
year. Prior to October 1954, published as "near Hardy".