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Water-Year Summary for Site 05404000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05404000 WISCONSIN RIVER NEAR WISCONSIN DELLS, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°36'18", long 89°45'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.14, T.13 N., R.6 E., Sauk County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07070003, on right bank 0.5 mi downstream from Dell Creek and 1.8 mi southeast of Kilborn Dam at Wisconsin Dells.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,090 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1934 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1728: 1936(M). WSP 1914: 1951, 1953-55. WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 801.37 ft, NAVD of 1988 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 1, 1963, water-stage recorder at same site at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted below. For records status prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in annual water-data reports. Flow regulated by 24 reservoirs above station. In 1938, when the maximum of record occurred, there were 21 reservoirs above station, the two large reservoirs, Petenwell and Castle Rock, were not in existence. Stage affected by Alliant Energy powerplant at Wisconsin Dells. Gage-height telemeter at station.
04/10/15 - 04/14/15 = Poor