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USGS 05489500 Des Moines River at Ottumwa, IA

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NOTICE: Due to a fire resultant of bridge construction activities at this location on 5/23/2022, this streamgage was subject to extensive damage beyond repair. Some data will be unavailable as USGS crews work as quickly as possible to deploy a temporary solution or new installation. Your patience is appreciated as we attend to this unexpected outage. If you have questions, please contact Richard Akins (rakins@usgs.gov) or Jon Lageman (jlageman@usgs.gov). Thank You.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2021-04-20  2022-05-23
1990-10-01  2022-08-19
2007-10-01  2022-08-19







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1160 08-19-2022   16:20 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 19 based on 52 water years of record more
Min
(1977)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Aug 19
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2010)
341 1160 1430 3320 7620 10000 49700


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.45 08-19-2022   16:20 CDT
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