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Water-Year Summary for Site 04170490

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 42°30'47", long 83°40'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.01, T.1 N., R.6 E., Livingston County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04090005, at Kent Lake Dam, 2 mi upstream from Woodruff Creek, and 3 mi west of New Hudson.
DRAINAGE AREA - 148 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1949 to January 2014 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 868.00 ft above NAVD 88 (Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority bench mark).
REMARKS - The inlet and outlet is the Huron River which enters the northeast end of the lake and leaves the southwest end of the lake. Streamflow records are currently collected on the Huron River 150 ft downstream (04170500) from Kent Lake. Maximum depth, 38 ft, surface area, 1,200 acres. A concrete dam with steel drum spillway is used to control the lake level. Gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 16.68 ft, Apr. 6, 1950; minimum observed, 9.46 ft, Jan. 9, 1996, due to construction, but may have been lower during period of no gage-height record Dec. 30, 1995 to Jan. 20, 1996.