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Water-Year Summary for Site 05429485

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 43°00'32", long 89°18'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.6 N., R.10 E., Dane County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07090002, on left bank just upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 51, downstream of dam at outlet of Lake Waubesa and 1.0 mi southwest of McFarland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 327 mi² of which 36.6 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 805, WDR WI-73-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 839.91 ft above NAVD88, determined  by GNSS4 - Level 4 Quality Survey Grade Global Navigation Satellite System with accuracy to 0.10ft
REMARKS - Lake level regulated by dams at outlets of Lake Mendota and Lake Waubesa. Gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height observed, 7.88 ft, Sep. 6, 2018; minimum observed, 3.50 ft, Feb. 14, 2006, current datum.