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Water-Year Summary for Site 05425500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05425500 ROCK RIVER AT WATERTOWN, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°11'17", long 88°43'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.4, T.8 N., R.15 E., Jefferson County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank, 700 ft downstream from Milwaukee Street bridge, 1.1 mi downstream from Silver Creek, at Watertown.
DRAINAGE AREA - 969 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1438: 1933,1935(M), 1937(M), 1938-39, 1945(M); WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1931 to September 1970, October 1976 to current year; June to September 1914, daily gage heights available only in District files. Several 1914 water year discharges published in WSP 385.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 792.38 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 26, 1933, nonrecording gage at site 700 ft upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Records are considered good, except estimated discharge which is poor and other periods as noted below. For records prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in the annual water-data reports. Flow partly regulated by powerplant at Watertown.