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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
91049 NO3+NO2, wu(Mean)  
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03343820 KICKAPOO CREEK AT 1320E ROAD NEAR CHARLESTON, IL
LOCATION - Lat 39°27'54", long 88°13'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.20, T.12 N., R.9 E., Coles County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05120112, on 1320E Road, 2.7 miles southeast of Charleston, 1.3 miles south of Route 16, 3.8 miles west of Embarras River, 1.6 miles upstream of Riley Creek, and at mile 6.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 27.7 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: July 2010 to Dec. 2016.
  STAGE: July 2010 to Dec. 2016.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  NITRATE: May 2013 to Oct. 2016.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, nitrate sensor, and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 598.40 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Diurnal fluctuations during low flows due to sewage-treatment plant 7 miles upstream. Average outflow from plant is about 10 ft³/s, which includes about 3 ft³/s diverted from Lake Paradise and Lake Mattoon into Little Wabash River watershed. Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 2,550 ft³/s, Dec. 27, 2015, gage height, 13.51 ft; minimum daily, 0.18 ft³/s, Aug. 11, 2016.
NITRATE: Maximum, 29.4 mg/L, September 24, 2013, October 3-4, 2013; minimum, 1.40 mg/L, July 22, 2013.