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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Mean)  
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn(Mean)  
00400 pH(Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Mean)  
83554 NO3+NO2, w, total(Mean)  
91007 Phosphorus, wu(Mean)  
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°04'08.99", long 91°47'06.65" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.21, T.84 N., R.8 W., Linn County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07080205, on right bank 5 ft downstream from bridge on Blairs Ferry Road in Palo, 0.6 mi downstream from Bear Creek, 800 ft upstream from Dry Creek, and 100 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,342 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from March 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 725.47 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1992, 2001-2002, 2004, 2011-2012. Period of record includes water-quality data published in USGS annual reports and various project reports.
NITRATE + NITRITE: October 2012 to current year, records fragmentary.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2012 to current year, records fragmentary.