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Water-Year Summary for Site 05540250

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05540250 EAST BRANCH DU PAGE RIVER AT BOLINGBROOK, IL
LOCATION - Lat 41°43'05", long 88°04'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.3, T.37 N., R.10 E., Will County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, on downstream side of bridge on Royce Road, 0.5 mi north of Bolingbrook, 4.8 mi northwest of Lemont, and at mile 6.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 75.8 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1988 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
  PARTIAL RECORD: Annual maximum gage height, water years 1962-70
    (published as "at Barbers Corners").
PRECIPITATION: May 1989 to September 1995.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 625.28 ft above NGVD of 1929 (625.01 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct. 1, 1988, at datum 17.07 ft higher.
REMARKS - Diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by sewage treatment plants upstream from station. 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, 5,070 ft³/s, April 18, 2013, gage height, 25.51 ft; minimum, 2.4 ft³/s, August 5, 1993.
PRECIPITATION: Maximum daily total, 3.80 in., May 9, 1990.