USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05531044 SALT CREEK NEAR ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 42°01'01", long 88°00'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.41 N., R.11 E., Cook County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, on right bank at upstream side of concrete dam in Busse Woods Forest Preserve, 0.1 mi northwest of Elk Grove Village and at mile 31.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 51.9 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: October 2004 to Nov. 2015.
STAGE: June 1992 to Aug. 2015.
PARTIAL RECORD: Miscellaneous discharge measurements, water years 1995 and 2003-2004.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and concrete dam. Datum of gage is 674.75 ft above NGVD of 1929 (674.47 ft NAVD 1988).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum gage height of approximately 16.0 ft was reached during the flood on Aug. 14, 1987, from information furnished by Illinois Department of Transportation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge 3,170 ft³/s, Sept. 13, 2008, gage height, 16.01 ft; no flow for many days in most years.