USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05342000 KINNICKINNIC RIVER NEAR RIVER FALLS, WI
- Lat 44°49'51", long 92°43'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.27 N., R.19 W., Pierce County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07030005, on right bank, 325 ft upstream from County Trunk Highway F, 1.9 mi upstream from mouth, 4.8 mi downstream from Lake Louise Dam, and 5.5 mi west of River Falls.
Gage Address: N 8044 Co. Rd. F River Falls, WI 54022 (715)426-5765
DRAINAGE AREA - 165 mi². from recent USGS topographic maps.
- WSP 1308. WDR WI-99-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-02-1: Statistics table.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1916 to September 1921 (monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1308), October 1998 to September 1999, July 2002 to current year. Monthly average data were published outside the period of daily data collection.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gages. Elevation of gage is 690 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 1, 1921, recording gage near present site at different datum. Prior to Apr. 09, 2012, recording gage 275 ft downstream at present datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2012 to September 30, 2015.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality sampler October 2012 to September 30, 2015. Chemical analyses by the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.