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Water-Year Summary for Site 04060993

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04060993 BRULE RIVER NEAR FLORENCE, WI
LOCATION - Lat 45°57'39", long 88°18'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.09, T.41 N., R.32 W., Iron County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04030106, on left bank 30 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 2, 4.0 mi upstream from Paint River, 4.0 mi northwest of Florence, WI, and 8.0 mi upstream from confluence with Michigamme River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 366 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1387: 1914-16. WDR MI-92-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1914 to February 1916, June 1944 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,240 ft above NGVD 1929. Prior to Aug. 29, 1944, nonrecording gage, and Aug. 29, 1944 to Apr. 4, 1994, water-stage recorder at site 3.0 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Discharge includes some mine pumpage prior to August 1977.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,700 ft³/s, July 2, 1953, gage height, 6.57 ft, previous site and datum; maximum gage height, 8.41 ft, July 15, 1999, present site and datum, maximum gage height, 8.60 ft, Dec. 20, 1983, previous site and datum, backwater from ice; minimum discharge, 95 ft³/s, Dec. 17, 1999, result of freezeup.