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Water-Year Summary for Site 04166100

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04166100 RIVER ROUGE AT SOUTHFIELD, MI
LOCATION - Lat 42°26'51", long 83°17'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.32, T.1 N., R.10 E., Oakland County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04090004, on right downstream side of bridge at Beech Road in Southfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 87.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 2112: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1958 to September 2020 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 609.51 ft above NAVD 88, converted on July 9, 2020 from NGVD 29 (City of Southfield bench mark). Prior to Sept. 30, 1958, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,900 ft³/s, June 26, 1968, gage height, 19.04 ft; minimum discharge, 0.10 ft³/s, Aug. 2, 1964.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1999 to 2006, 2017, 2018 (discontinued).
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: July 2001 to April 2004. 
WATER TEMPERATURE: April 1999 to September 2001 (not operated during winter months), October 2001 to September 2004, October 2004 to October 2005 (not operated during winter months), May to October 2017. 
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 1999 to October 2005 (not operated during winter months), May to October 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor telemeter, set for 15-minute interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded during period of operation, 8,870 microsiemens, Feb. 4, 2004; minimum recorded, 398 microsiemens, Sept. 15, 2002. 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded during period of operation, 26.5°C, July 4, 2002; minimum recorded, -0.5°C, on many days during the 2003 winter period. 
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded during period of operation, 15.4 mg/L, Mar. 26, 27, 2005; minimum recorded, 4.3 mg/L, June 8, 2005.