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USGS 05395000 WISCONSIN RIVER AT MERRILL, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 45°10'42", long 89°40'54", on line between secs.12 and 13, T.31 N., R.6 E., Lincoln County, Hydrologic Unit 07070002, on left bank 300 ft downstream from U.S. Highway 51 bridge at east end of Merrill, and 0.5 mi downstream from Prairie River.

DRAINAGE AREA.--2,760 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1902 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1308: 1904-7, 1909-11, 1913. WSP 1508: 1908, 1915-16(M), 1917, 1920-21(M), 1925(M), 1930, 1935-36. WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,228.83 ft (NAVD88). Prior to June 18, 1903, nonrecording gage at different datum. June 18, 1903, to Sept. 10, 1914, non recording gage at present datum.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by 20 reservoirs and 9 powerplants upstream from station. Gage-height telemeter at station.

OPERATED IN COOPERATION WITH:

Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company

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Additional Information:

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This station managed by the Northeast Wisconsin Field Office - Rhinelander WI.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1986-10-01  2022-07-04
2017-10-01  2022-07-04







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1920 07-04-2022   16:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 4 based on 117 water years of record more
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(1910)
25th
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Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 4
Mean 75th
percen-
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Max
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522 1400 1900 1920 2570 2930 11900


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.85 07-04-2022   16:00 CDT
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