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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
05495500 BEAR CREEK NEAR MARCELLINE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 40°08'34.16", long 91°20'14.53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.20, T.2 N., R.8 W., Adams County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07110001, on right downstream side of bridge on County Road 900E., 0.9 mi. downstream from Grindstone Creek, 2.2 mi. northeast of Marcelline, 3.8 mi. upstream from State Highway 96, and at mile 12.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 349 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1308: 1944-45(M), 1948(M). WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area. WDR IL-94-1: 1991.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: March 1944 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-91.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemetry, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 504.24 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to June 24, 1949, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 35,900 ft³/s, Apr. 18, 2013, gage height, 28.47 ft; no flow for many days in 1953-56, 1962-64, 1976-77, 1988, and part of each day Aug. 17-19, 1989.