USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03384450 LUSK CREEK NEAR EDDYVILLE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 37°28'21.3", long 88°32'51.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.16, T.12 S., R.6 E., Pope County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05140203, on right bank at upstream side of County Highway 5 bridge, 2.8 miles southeast of Eddyville, in Shawnee National Forest, and at mile 17.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 42.9 mi².
- WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: October 1967 to current.
STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
CHEMICAL: Water years 1979-91. Additional chemical data for water years 1961,
1964, 1969-77 are published in Water-Resources Investigations 78-24 and 79-25 as site AK 02.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Water years 2001-2003.
PH: Water years 2001-2003.
SEDIMENT: January 1980 to September 1981.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years 1980-81, 2001-2003.
TURBIDITY: Water years 2001-2003.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1980-81, 2001-2003.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 360.42 ft above NGVD of 1929 (360.17 ft NAVD 1988).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 16,100 ft³/s, Aug. 24, 1985, from rating curve extended above 23.5 ft, based on contracted-opening measurement, gage height, 27.78 ft; no flow for several days in most years.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATIONS: Maximum daily mean, 299 mg/L May 18, 1981; minimum daily mean, 0 mg/L on many days each year.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT LOADS: Maximum daily, 2,340 tons May 18, 1981; minimum daily, 0 ton on many days each year.