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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04161820 CLINTON RIVER AT STERLING HEIGHTS, MI
LOCATION - Lat 42°36'52", long 83°01'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.2 N., R.12 E., Macomb County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04090003, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Riverland Road in Sterling Heights.
DRAINAGE AREA - 309 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1978 to December 1982, March 1996 to May 1998, July 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 605 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Flow since the 1960's has been augmented by effluent from municipal sewage-treatment plants and cooling water from industrial plants, most of which originates from sources outside the basin.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,600 ft³/s, May 23, 2004, gage height, 16.51 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,300 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 26 ft³/s, Sept. 29, 2003.