USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05528100 DES PLAINES RIVER AT LINCOLNSHIRE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 42°12'02", long 87°55'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.14, T.43 N., R.11 E., Lake County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, on center of the downstream side of the Illinois Route 22 (Half Day Road) bridge, and at mile 80.
DRAINAGE AREA - 273 mi².
- WRD IL-75-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: June 2009 to current.
STAGE: Water years 2009 to current.
PARTIAL RECORD: Annual maximum gage height, water years 1962-76
(published as "at Halfday"); miscellaneous discharge measurements, water year 1976.
REVISED RECORDS - WRD IL-75-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 629.97 ft above NAVD 1988. From August 1961 to April 1976, nonrecording gage at same site and at datum 640.45 ft. NGVD 1929. Prior to June 2009, published as "Des Plaines River at Halfday".
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 3,710 ft.3/s, July 13, 2017, gage height, 16.55 ft; estimated minimum, 25 ft.3/s, September 28, 2013.