USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05463050 Cedar River at Cedar Falls, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°32'15.3", long 92°26'35.9" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.12, T.89 N., R.14 W., Black Hawk County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07080205, on right bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 57 in Cedar Falls, 1.0 mi upstream from Dry Run, and 170.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,734 mi².
- WDR US-2008: Datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Stage-only records from October 1999 to February 2013; discharge records from March 2013 to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 763.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 13, 2012, daily gage height values of <83.10 ft indicate stage was at or below this minimum detection stage.
Datum of gage is 762.481ft above NAVD of 1988. (02/07/2022, GAC)
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1974-1979, 1984-1985, 1987-1995, 2001-2002, 2011-2012. Period of record includes water-quality data published in USGS annual reports and various project reports.