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Water-Year Summary for Site 05525500

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05525500 SUGAR CREEK AT MILFORD, IL
LOCATION - Lat 40°37'48", long 87°43'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.16, T.25 N., R.12 W., Iroquois County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120002, on pier at downstream side of bridge on County Highway 9, 200 ft. downstream from Mud Creek, 1 mile west of Milford, and at mile 23.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 446 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: July 1948 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-91, 1999-2004 and 2009 to 2011.
  MISCELLANEOUS: Water years 2004 and 2005; Contaminants in streambed sediments, August
    1999; contaminants in fish tissue, August 1999.
BIOLOGICAL
  ALGAE: Water years 1999, 2002-04.
  BENTHIC MACROINVERTEBRATES: Water years 1999, 2002-04.
  FISH: Water years 1999, 2002-04.
  HABITAT: Water years 1999-2000, 2002-04.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 622.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (621.80 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to July 23, 1970, 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, 22,900 ft³/s, Feb. 21, 1951, gage height, 20.90 ft; maximum gage height, 28.66 ft, Jan. 8, 2008, discharge, 19,700 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 0.64 ft³/s, Aug. 29-30, 2013.