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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03379500 LITTLE WABASH RIVER BELOW CLAY CITY, IL
LOCATION - Lat 38°38'05", long 88°17'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 sec.3, T.2 N., R.8 E., Clay County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05120114, on left bank of bridge on County Highway 23, 0.3 mi downstream from Big Muddy Creek, 5 mi southeast of Clay City, and at mile 128.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,131 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 973: 1937-40. WSP 1335: 1915-33, 1934(M), 1935, 1940, 1941(M), 1946(M). WSP 1625: 1958. WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: August 1914 to current. Prior to October 1958, published as "at Wilcox."
    Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1979-91.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 392.29 ft above NGVD of 1929 (391.91 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to Jan. 2, 1947, nonrecording gage at highway bridge 300 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - 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, 47,000 ft³/s, Jan. 5, 1950, gage height, 26.67 ft; no flow Sept. 3-19, 1954.