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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04168000 LOWER RIVER ROUGE AT INKSTER, MI
LOCATION - Lat 42°18'02", long 83°18'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.2 S., R.10 E., Wayne County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04090004, on right bank 10 ft downstream from bridge on John Daly Road, 0.6 mi northeast of Inkster, and 4.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 83.2 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1174: 1948(M). WSP 1437: 1949. WSP 2112: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1947 to September 2016 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 592.23 ft above NAVD 88 (levels by Michigan Department of Transportation). Prior to Oct. 20, 1948, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Since 1995, flow contains effluent from sewage-treatment plant, which originates outside the basin.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,600 ft³/s, June 26, 1968, gage height, 13.62 ft; minimum discharge, 0.2 ft³/s, Sept. 13, 1955, Jan. 23, 1961.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Annual mean, water years 1948-95, 54.1 ft³/s, 8.83 in/yr; water years 1996-2016, 102 ft³/s.