USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
05464942 Hoover Creek at Hoover National Historic Site at West Branch, IA
LOCATION - Lat 41°40'10.5", long 91°21'02.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.07, T.79 N., R.4 W., Cedar County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07080206, on right bank at footbridge, 0.25 mi upstream of the Hoover Presidential Library at the Hoover National Historical Site in West Branch.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2.58 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from April 2000 to September 2011, August 2012 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 704.89 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 7, 1967, reached a stage of about 10.5 ft, discharge about 1,500 ft³/s, from indirect discharge measurement, based on high-water marks at Downey Street bridge, 1,100 ft downstream. Flood of August 16, 1993, reached a stage of about 10.3 ft, discharge about 1,650 ft³/s, from indirect discharge measurement, based on high-water marks at Hoover National Historic Site.