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Water-Year Summary for Site 05540130

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00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05540130 WEST BRANCH DU PAGE RIVER NEAR NAPERVILLE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 41°43'14", long 88°07'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.6, T.37 N., R.10 E., Will County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, on the downstream side of bridge on Washington Street, near the southern boundary of Naperville, and at mile 29.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 123 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1988 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
PRECIPITATION: May 1989 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, crest-stage gage and an unheated tipping-bucket rain gage. Datum of gage is 630.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (629.73 ft NAVD 1988). Water years 1989 to 1995, datum incorrectly published as 625.28 ft above NGVD of 1929. From May 24, 2016 to Sept. 27, 2017, datum of gage was 640.148 ft. NAVD 1988 while at temporary location on Bailey Road due to bridge construction.
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, 6,620 ft³/s, July 18, 1996, gage height, 14.31 ft; minimum discharge, 4.0 ft³/s, August 29, 2002.
PRECIPITATION: Maximum daily total, 6.14 in., October 14, 2017.