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Water-Year Summary for Site 05540060

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
LOCATION - Lat 41°51'23", long 88°12'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.22, T.39 N., R.9 E., Du Page County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, on left downstream side of bridge at intersection of Wilson Street and Joliet Road, 0.5 mi south of West Chicago, and at mile 0.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 18.1 mi².
  DISCHARGE: November 1985 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
  PARTIAL RECORD: Annual maximum, water years 1961-80.
PRECIPITATION: April 1986 to current.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR-IL-75-1: Drainage area. WDR IL-77-1: 1961-76(M).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, unheated tipping-bucket rain gage, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 700.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (699.75 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to November 8, 1985, at datum 5.44 ft higher.
REMARKS - Collection, computation and publication of precipitation data do not necessarily conform to standards used by the National Weather Service. Precipitation data could be subject to error for days with freezing and/or thawing of precipitation, which are identified as estimated (e). 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, 2,100 ft³/s, Sept. 14, 2008, gage height, 9.37 ft; no flow, Aug. 6, 7, 2005.
PRECIPITATION: Maximum daily total, 6.88 in., July 17, 1996.