USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
05464420 Cedar River at Blairs Ferry Road at Palo, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°04'09", long 91°47'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, 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 725.71 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
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.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
NITRATE + NITRITE: October 2012 to current year, records fragmentary.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2012 to current year, records fragmentary.