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USGS 05382000 BLACK RIVER NEAR GALESVILLE, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°03'37", long 91°17'14", in SW 1/4 sec.1, T.18 N., R.8 W., LaCrosse County, Hydrologic Unit 07040007, on left bank 1,000 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 53, 3.5 mi southeast of Galesville, and 4.8 mi downstream from Fleming Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--2,080 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1931 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1438: 1932-34, 1935-36(M). WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 658.39 ft (NAVD88). Prior to Apr. 2, 1941, nonrecording gage on bridge 1,000 ft downstream at same datum. Apr. 3, 1941, to Oct. 1, 1971, water-stage recorder at site 1,100 ft downstream at same datum.

REMARKS.--Flow partly regulated by Hatfield Dam Powerplant where drainage area is 1,290 square miles and storage capacity is 272,000,000 cubic feet. Water diverted periodically from basin into Lemonweir River basin for cranberry culture. Gage-height telemeter and data-collection platform at station.

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00060 Discharge 1986-10-03  2017-11-24
00065 Gage height 2017-07-27  2017-11-24
00065 Gage height [SATELLITE DCP] 2017-07-27  2017-11-24

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 986 11-24-2017   10:30 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 24 based on 84 years of record more
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325 637 941 986 1420 1500 17500


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.74 11-24-2017   10:30 CST
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Gage height, feet, [SATELLITE DCP]

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.75 11-24-2017   10:45 CST
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