USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05545750 FOX RIVER NEAR NEW MUNSTER, WI
LOCATION - Lat 42°36'39", long 88°13'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.26, T.2 N., R.19 E., Kenosha County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07120006, on right bank 40 ft downstream from bridge on County Trunk Highway JB, 2.2 mi north of New Munster, and 17.0 mi upstream from Fox Chain of Lakes.
DRAINAGE AREA - 811 mi².
- WSP 1308: 1943(M), 1945(M). WDR WI-67-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-92-1: 1991.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Prior to October 1993, published as "at Wilmot" under station number 05546500.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 735.47 ft above NAVD of 1988 (Racine County Surveyor bench mark). Prior to Sept. 2, 1965, nonrecording gage at bridge 400 ft above dam in Wilmot 11 mi downstream at datum 0.50 ft lower, and Sept. 2 1965 to Sept. 30, 1993, recording gage 100 ft downstream from bridge at the lower datum. Removal of dam due to damage was completed by Sept. 15, 1992.