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LOCATION.--Lat 43°06'12", long 89°30'42", in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.11, T.7 N., R.8 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank at Parmenter St. bridge (old US Hwy 12), 2.5 mi upstream from Lake Mendota, at Middleton.

DRAINAGE AREA.--18.3 square miles, of which 1.22 square miles are noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1974 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and steel piling control. Datum of gage is 901.31 ft above NAVD88.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

Operated in cooperation with:
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City of Middleton

and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission

The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Rainfall instrumentation may not be calibrated, and other quality assurance measures may not be performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

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Available Parameters Available Period
2023-05-30  2023-09-27
2011-10-01  2023-09-27
1984-10-01  2023-09-27
2017-10-01  2023-09-27
2020-09-27  2023-09-27
2011-10-01  2023-09-27


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