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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05406500 BLACK EARTH CREEK AT BLACK EARTH, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°08'03", long 89°43'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.25, T.8 N., R.6 E., Dane County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07070005, on right bank, 0.8 mi east of Black Earth and 2.1 mi upstream from Vermont Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 45.6 mi² of which 2.80 mi² probably is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1954 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR WI-76-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 812.76 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted. For records status prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in annual water-data reports. Gage-height telemeter at station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued).
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued). SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued). DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued). pH: October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued). TURBIDITY: October 2009 to September 2013 (discontinued).
INSTRUMENTATION - Stage-activated water-quality sampler October 2009 to February 2014. Water temperature recorder October 6, 2009 to October 2013. Specific conductance recorder October 6, 2009 to October 2013. Dissolved oxygen recorder October 6, 2009 to October 2013. pH recorder October 6, 2009 to October 2013. Turbidity recorder October 6, 2009 to October 2013.
REMARKS - Chemical analyses are by the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene.