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Water-Year Summary for Site 04041500

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 46°43'33.0", long 88°39'44.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 sec.15, T.50 N., R.35 W., Baraga County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04020104, on right bank in powerhouse of Upper Peninsula Power Co. at Prickett Dam, 4.0 mi upstream from Clear Creek, 5.0 mi southeast of Alston, and at mile 45.
DRAINAGE AREA - 346 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1932 to June 1941, October 1942 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 709.69 ft above NAVD 88, converted on July 9, 2020 from NGVD 29. Prior to Jan. 5, 1948, nonrecording gage, and Jan. 5, 1948 to Sept. 30, 1963, water-stage recorder at same site at datum 39.34 ft lower.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by power plant at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,360 ft³/s, Apr. 24, 1960, gage height, 13.75 ft, present datum.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: April 7, 1998 to September 2019 (seasonal records only, April to September), October 2019 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor telemeter, April 7, 1998 to March 30, 2001 half hour data; April 1, 2001 to Dec. 7, 2012; one-hour data; Dec. 7, 2012 to current, 15 minute data.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 29.4°C, Aug. 7, 2001, minimum recorded -0.1°C, April 1, 2, 13, 14, 2002.