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Water-Year Summary for Site 04087000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04087000 MILWAUKEE RIVER AT MILWAUKEE, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°06'00", long 87°54'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.5, T.7 N., R.22 E., Milwaukee County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 04040003, on left bank near northeast limits of Milwaukee in Estabrook Park, 2,000 ft downstream from Port Washington Road bridge and 6.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 696 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 564: 1918(M). WSP 924: 1940. WSP 1207: 1936(M). WSP 1337: 1915-17(M), 1918, 1919-21(M), 1922, 1923(M), 1924, 1925-33(M). WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1914 to current year. Published as "near Milwaukee" prior to 1936.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 606.91 ft above NAVD of 1988 (levels by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Apr. 6, 1929, nonrecording gage near present site at different datum. Apr. 6, 1929, to Jan. 8, 1934, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.5 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated discharges which are poor and other periods as noted. Estimated discharges on November 26, 2017 to December 5, 2017, March 20, 2018 to Mar. 22, 2018,  June 3, 2018 to June 13, 2018, July 7, 2018 to July 20, 2018, July 20, 2018 to August 1, 2018, August 2, 2018 to Aug 20, 2018, are considered fair.  For records status prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in annual water-data reports. Occasional regulation caused by recreation dam approximately 1,200 ft upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station.