USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05489000 Cedar Creek near Bussey, IA
LOCATION - Lat 41°13'08.4", long 92°54'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.11, T.74 N., R.18 W., Marion County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100009, on left bank 10 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 156, 1.6 mi northwest of Bussey, 0.8 mi downstream from North Cedar Creek, 3.0 mi upstream from Honey Creek, and 8.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 374 mi².
- WSP 1438: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1947 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 682.15 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to February 21, 1949, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in June 1946 reached a stage of 28.45 ft on upstream side and 28.05 ft on downstream side of bridge, levels to high-water marks by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, discharge 31,500 ft³/s.