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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Med.,Min.,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04166500 RIVER ROUGE AT DETROIT, MI
LOCATION - Lat 42°22'23", long 83°15'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.27, T.1 S., R.10 E., Wayne County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04090004, on right bank 500 ft upstream from bridge on Plymouth Road in Detroit, 4 mi upstream from Middle River Rouge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 187 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1034: 1933(M). WSP 1054: 1939, 1943, 1945(M). WSP 1437: 1931-32, 1934, 1936(M), 1937-38, 1944(M), 1945. WSP 2112: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1930 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 583.64 ft above NAVD 88, converted on July 9, 2020 from NGVD 29. Prior to Oct. 16, 1948, nonrecording gage at site 1 mi downstream at datum 4.6 ft lower.
REMARKS - Regulation by water retention structure upstream from station and some diversion by pumping for sprinkler irrigation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 13,000 ft³/s, Apr. 5, 1947; maximum gage height, 21.40 ft, June 26, 1968, peak stage at previous site and datum 23.00 ft, Apr. 6, 1947; minimum discharge, 1.8 ft³/s, Aug. 1, 2, 1964.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1960, 1967, 1999 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: March 2011 to current year. PH: March 2011 to December 2017. WATER TEMPERATURE: April 1999 to October 2005 (not operated during winter months), March 2007 to October 2008 (not operated during winter months), March 2011 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 1999 to October 2005 (not operated during winter months), March 2007 to October 2008 (not operated during winter months), March 2011 to current year. TURBIDITY: March 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor telemeter, set for 15-minute measurement interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 13,600 microsiemens, Feb. 2, 2014; minimum recorded, 60 microsiemens, Aug. 26, 2019. pH: Maximum recorded, 9.9 std. units, Aug. 7, 2014; minimum recorded, 7.1 std. units, July 16, 2013, May 27, June 23, 2015, June 17, 2016. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded during period of operation, 28.0°C, July 21, 2011; minimum recorded, -0.3°C, on several days from 2014 to 2016. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded during period of operation, 16.9 mg/L, Mar. 28, 2001, Apr. 4, 2013; minimum recorded, 0.1 mg/L, June 9, 2005. TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 990 FNU, Apr. 8, 2013; minimum, 0.0 FNU, Mar. 1, 2013.