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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(Min.,Med.,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04059500 FORD RIVER NEAR HYDE, MI
LOCATION - Lat 45°45'18", long 87°12'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.19, T.39 N., R.23 W., Delta County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04030109, on right bank 40 ft downstream from bridge on County Road 533, 1.4 mi downstream from Tenmile Creek, and 1.5 mi north of Hyde.
DRAINAGE AREA - 450 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1954 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 681.77 ft above NGVD 29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,590 ft³/s, May 7, 1960, gage height, 9.00 ft; minimum discharge, 9.0 ft³/s, Aug. 18, 20, 21, 2007.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1956-93, 2008-09, 2011 to current.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: December 1974 to September 1981, April 2011 to current (seasonal only). pH: April 2011 to December 2018 (seasonal only). WATER TEMPERATURE: July 1956 to September 1981, April 2011 to current (seasonal only). DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 2011 to current (seasonal only). TURBIDITY: April 2011 to current (seasonal only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature recorder July 20, 1956 to Sept. 30, 1975. Water-quality monitor Oct. 1, 1975 to Sept. 30, 1981, Apr. 25, 2011 to current. Automatic refrigerated sampler, Apr. 26, 2011 to Sept. 2014.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (water years 1975-77, 1979-81, 2011 to current): Maximum, 482 microsiemens, Dec. 2, 1976; minimum, 131 microsiemens, May 22, 1976, but may have been lower during period of missing record May 18-21, 1976. pH: Maximum, 8.7 units, Aug. 21, 2015 and Aug. 23, 24, 2017; minimum, 7.30 units, on several days during the 2018 water year. WATER TEMPERATURE (water years 1956-81, 2011 to current): Maximum, 32.1°C, July 20, 2011; minimum, -0.1°C, on many days during winter periods. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 15.0 mg/L, Nov. 22, 2016 and Nov. 10, 2017; minimum, 5.9 mg/L, July 21, 2011. TURBIDITY: Maximum, 1290 FNU, Sept. 13, 2014; minimum, 0.0 FNU, on many days.