USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
04095090 Portage-Burns Waterway at Portage, IN
LOCATION - Lat 41°37'20", long 87°10'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.36, T.37 N., R.7 W., Porter County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 04040001, on right bank at an industrial road bridge, 1,300 feet north of U.S. Highway 12, 0.7 mi south of the mouth, 1.2 mi west of the State Road 249 overpass over U.S. Highway 12, 2.4 mi east of County Line Road, 3.2 mi north of the intersection of Central Avenue and Willow Creek Road in Portage.
DRAINAGE AREA - 331 mi². Drainage area determined by the StreamStats program.
- WDR IN-01-1: 1998-2000 (M); WDR IN-05-1: 1996-2004 (Highest daily mean).
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1995 to current year. Prior to October 2011 published as Burns Ditch at Portage.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and acoustic Doppler velocity meter. Datum of gage is 574.38 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2019 at datum 574.74 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Temperature: September 2018 to November 2020.
COOPERATION - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).
INSTRUMENTATION - Sutron AquaTemp (SN 1710136) High Accuracy Temperature Sensor, ±0.1°C (-5 to +45°C), NIST-traceable AquaTemp Calibration Certificate 8700-0006.