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Water-Year Summary for Site 03382100

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03382100 SOUTH FORK SALINE RIVER NEAR CARRIER MILLS, IL
LOCATION - Lat 37°38'16", long 88°40'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.20, T.10 S., R.5 E., Saline County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05140204, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U. S. Route 45, 150 ft downstream from railroad bridge, 4.5 miles southwest of Carrier Mills, Saline County and at mile 42.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 147 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area. WDR-US-2012: 2008 and 2011.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1965 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1977-91. Additional chemical data for water years 1963-77 are
    published in Water-Resources Investigations 78-24 and 79-25 as site ATH 05.
  SEDIMENT: Water years 1977 to 1981.
  SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years 1980-81.
  WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1980-81.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 375.63 ft above NGVD of 1929 (375.34 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct. 31, 1967, nonrecording gage at same site and 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, 29,500 ft³/s, Mar. 19, 2008, gage height, 18.41 ft; minimum discharge, 0.58 ft³/s, Oct. 17, 2007.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 1,570 mg/L May 28, 1981; minimum daily mean, 0 mg/L Aug. 20-22, 1980.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT LOADS: Maximum daily, 8,010 tons May 28, 1981; minimum daily, 0 ton Aug. 20-22, Sept. 20, Oct. 10, 1980, May 3, 4, 1981.