USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04043097 FALLS RIVER NEAR L'ANSE, MI
LOCATION - Lat 46°44'05", long 88°26'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.16, T.50 N., R.33 W., Baraga County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04020105, on right bank, 0.10 mi from the dead-end of Power Dam Road, 1.2 miles south of L'Anse.
DRAINAGE AREA - 44.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2014 to current year
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 870 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1240 ft³/s, July 17, 2018, gage height, 6.88 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 2014 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: July 17, 2014 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: July 17, 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor telemeter, set for 15-minute measurement interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 242 microsiemens, Sept. 2, 2014; minimum, 35 microsiemens/cm, Aug. 21, 2016. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 21.8 °C, July 27, 2015; minimum, -0.1 °C, many days during winter periods.