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°31'54.2", long 93°46'54.3"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4
sec.30, T.78 N., R.25 W., Polk County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100006,
on right bank 0.4 mi upstream from bridge on Interstate 35 in West
Des Moines, and 14.3 mi upstream from mouth. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--3,500 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Stage-only records from July 2000 to current
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 782.97 ft above
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS.--Discharge not published, low-flow use only.