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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
32318 Chlorophylls,in situ(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
32319 fPC, water, in situ(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Min.)  
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05543010 ILLINOIS RIVER AT SENECA, IL
LOCATION - Lat 41°17'59", long 88°36'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.26, T.33 N., R.5 E., LaSalle County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120005, on concrete mooring dolphin in river at Seneca, 0.3 miles downstream from highway 170, 5.9 miles upstream from Marseilles Lock and Dam, 20 miles downstream from Kankakee River, and at mile 252.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,215 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  STAGE: July 2013 to current.
SURFACE WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: April 1979 (bed material analysis).
  WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2012 to current.
  SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 2013 to current.
  DISSOLVED OXYGEN: June 2013 to current.
  PH: June 2013 to current.
  TURBIDITY: June 2013 to current.
  NITRATE: July 2013 to current.
  BLUE-GREEN ALGAE: June 2013 to current.
  CHLOROPHYLL: June 2013 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 462.44 ft above NAVD of 1988
REMARKS - Stage is regulated by Marseilles Lock and Dam 5.9 miles downstream. Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
STAGE: Maximum gage height, 32.16 ft, May 2, 2019; minimum, 18.99 ft, December 2, 2018.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 32.7 oC, July 20, 2013; minimum, 0.0 oC, several days in most years.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 1390 uS/cm at 25oC, December 27, 2013; minimum, 332 uS/cm at 25oC, Sept. 28, 2019.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 15.4 mg/L, February 28, 2015; minimum, 4.32 mg/L, Aug. 16, 2018.
PH: Maximum, 8.9 standard units, April 30, 2018; minimum, 7.2 standard units, June 2-3, 2016.
TURBIDITY: Maximum, 1010 FNU, July 14, 2015; minimum, 0.5 FNU, April 30, 2015.
NITRATE: Maximum, 10.8 mg/L, June 12, 2014; minimum, 1.92 mg/L, February 25, 2014.
BLUE-GREEN ALGAE: Maximum, 121 ug/l, November. 21, 2014; minimum, 0.00 ug/l, several days during 2014.
CHLOROPHYLL: Maximum, 72.8 ug/l, Aug. 06, 2019; minimum, 1.32 ug/l, Nov. 8, 2017.