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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Min.,Mean) [PLUS]  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04027000 BAD RIVER NEAR ODANAH, WI
LOCATION - Lat 46°29'12", long 90°41'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.2, T.46 N., R.3 W., Ashland County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 04010302, Bad River Indian Reservation, on left bank just downstream from Elm Hoist bridge, 5.0 mi downstream from Potato River, 8.5 mi south of Odanah, and 23 mi from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 597 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1914 to December 1922 (monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1307) May 1948 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1337: 1922. WDR WI-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 668.3 ft above NAVD of 1988. May 17, 1948, to Nov. 6, 1959, and Oct. 19, 1960, to Nov. 23, 1961, water-stage recorder. Nov. 7, 1959, to Oct. 18, 1960, and Nov. 24, 1961, to July 12, 1962, nonrecording gage. Prior to Nov. 11, 1922, water-stage recorder at site 2 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted. For records status prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in annual water-data reports. Data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 24, 1946, reached a stage of at least 22.2 ft, top of former downstream bridge submerged, information from Indian Service.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2011 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: March 2011 to current year. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: March 2011 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: March 2011 to current year. pH: March 2011 to current year. TURBIDITY: March 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Stage activated water-quality sampler: March 2011 to current year. Continuous water quality monitor with water temperature, specific conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, and turbidity sensors: March 2011 to current year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum observed, 28.3°C, July 21-22, 2011; minimum observed, -0.1°C, Apr. 20-21, 2013. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum observed, 211 uS/cm, Sept. 5, 2012 and Feb. 23, 2013; minimum observed, 40 uS/cm, Apr. 11-12, 2011. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum observed, 14.7 mg/L, Nov. 21, 2011; minimum observed, 6.3 mg/L, July 19, 2013. pH: Maximum observed, 8.5 standard units, Sept. 25-26, 2011; minimum observed, 7.0 standard units, May 2, 22-28, 2013. TURBIDITY: Maximum observed, >1,000 FNU, May 30, 2011, June 28, 2011, June 20, 2012, and June 21, 2013; minimum observed, 2.6 FNU, Oct. 9, 2012 and Feb. 21-22, 2013.