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Water-Year Summary for Site 05427927

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00530 Suspended solids(Mean)  
00608 Ammonia, wf(Mean)  
00625 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean)  
00631 NO3+NO2, wf(Mean)  
00665 Phosphorus, wu(Mean)  
00671 Orthophosphate, wf(Mean)  
62961 Ammonia, dissolved(Mean)  
91050 Phosphorus, wu(Mean)  
91055 Susp solids @ 105C(Mean)  
91057 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean)  
91060 Orthophosphate, diss(Mean)  
91061 NO3+NO2, dissolved(Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
05427927 DORN (AKA SPRING) CREEK AT HWY Q NEAR WAUNAKEE, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°08'42.2", long 89°28'18.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.30, T.8 N., R.9 E., Dane County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07090002, 0.2 miles south of the Co Hwy K and Co Hwy Q intersection.
DRAINAGE AREA - 9.95 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2012 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 860 ft. above NAVD of 1988, from electronic topographic map.
REMARKS - Records are considered fair, except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted below. For records prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in the annual water-data reports.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Tipping bucket rain gage Jun. 2012 - present.
INSTRUMENTATION - --Tipping bucket rain gage with electronic datalogger.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily rainfall, 3.25 in., 2016/07/21
REMARKS - --Data are recorded to the nearest 5 or 15 minutes in the datalogger, depending upon flow conditions at the site. WY2012 Remarks.--Records are good except for estimated days, which are fair. All unit values and daily values are stored in ADAPS. WY2013 Precipitation.-- Data are recorded to the nearest minute in the datalogger. Rainfall estimated to be 0.00 on, Dec. 9, 12-14, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, 14, 19, 23-24, 27-28, Mar. 6-8, 14, 18, and Apr. 2 because recorded precipitation was interpreted as collector snowmelt. Collector snowmelt was removed from the record. Daily values are marked as estimated on Feb. 10 and Mar. 9 because recorded precipitation was interpreted as a combination of rainfall and some collector snowmelt. Daily values for Jun. 1-3 estimated from station 05427880 SIXMILE CREEK AT STATE HIGHWAY 19 NEAR WAUNAKEE,WI. Remarks.--Records are good except for estimated days, which are fair. All unit values and daily values are stored in ADAPS. WY2014 Precipitation.-- Data are recorded to the nearest minute in the datalogger. Rainfall estimated to be 0.00 on, Nov. 25, Dec. 17-18, 27-28, Jan. 4, 11, 16, 19-20, Feb. 18, and Mar. 7 because recorded precipitation was interpreted as collector snowmelt. Collector snowmelt was removed from the record. Daily values are marked as estimated on Dec. 12 because recorded precipitation was interpreted as a combination of rainfall and some collector snowmelt. Remarks.--Records are good except for estimated days, which are fair. All unit values and daily values are stored in ADAPS. WY2015 Precipitation.-- Data are recorded to the nearest minute in the datalogger. Rainfall estimated to be 0.00 on Nov. 20, 29, Dec. 12, Jan. 15, 22, 28, Feb. 7-8, and Mar. 23 because recorded precipitation was interpreted as collector snowmelt. Collector snowmelt was removed from the record. Daily values for Oct. 13-14 station 05427880 SIXMILE CREEK AT STATE HIGHWAY 19 NEAR WAUNAKEE,WI. Remarks.--Records are good except for estimated days, which are fair. All unit values and daily values are stored in ADAPS.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2012 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
Suspended Sediment loads and concentrations: July 2012 to September 2013.
Total Suspended Solids loads and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
Total Phosphorus loads and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
Dissolved Ortho-Phosphorus loads and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
Nitrate plus Nitrite loads and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
Ammonium loads and concentrations: July 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - --Refrigerated water-quality autosampler since Jul. 2012.
REMARKS - --Records good. Chemical analyses are by the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District. Samples are point samples unless otherwise indicated. Daily loads and concentrations generated using GCLAS (Graphical Constituent Loading Analysis System) using linear interpolation between sample concentrations.