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Water-Year Summary for Site 04058200

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04058200 SCHWEITZER CREEK NEAR PALMER, MI
LOCATION - Lat 46°24'40", long 87°37'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.01, T.46 N., R.27 W., Marquette County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04030110, on right bank 10 ft upstream from bridge on County Road PFS, 1.0 mi downstream from Schweitzer Reservoir, and 2.5 mi southwest of Palmer.
DRAINAGE AREA - 23.6 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1960 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Oct. 1, 1963. Datum of gage is 1,268.45 ft above NAVD 88, converted on July 9, 2020 from NGVD 29 (Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. bench mark). Prior to Aug. 21, 1961, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Since August 1962, flow completely regulated by Schweitzer Reservoir (station 04058190) 1.0 mi upstream. Prior to June 1994, some diversion from headwaters of basin for municipal supply and the effluent discharged to the Carp River basin. Diversion into Schweitzer Reservoir from Greenwood Reservoir (station 04057811) via Greenwood Diversion (station 04057813).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 860 ft³/s, May 31, 1970, gage height, 6.50 ft; minimum discharge, 0.4 ft³/s, Sept. 6, 1962.