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USGS 04087220 ROOT RIVER NEAR FRANKLIN, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°52'25", long 87°59'45", in SW 1/4, SE 1/4 sec.22, T.5 N., R.21 E., Milwaukee County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on right bank 400 ft upstream from State Highway 100, 2.1 mi upstream from Root River Canal, 2.4 mi southeast of Franklin, 5.5 mi southeast of Hales Corners, and about 24 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--49.2 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1963 to present.

REVISED RECORD.--WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-83-1: 1981.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 674.2 ft NAVD 88.

REMARKS.--Flow affected by urbanization in the drainage basin. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1986-10-01  2021-09-20
2017-10-01  2021-09-20
2019-10-01  2021-09-20







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.59 09-20-2021   04:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 20 based on 57 water years of record more
Min
(2003)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Sep 20
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1972)
1.62 3.59 6 14 32 33 359


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.80 09-20-2021   04:00 CDT
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Stream water level elevation above NAVD 1988, in feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 676.00 09-20-2021   04:00 CDT
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