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Water-Year Summary for Site 05549501

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05549501 FOX RIVER (TAILWATER) NEAR MCHENRY, IL
LOCATION - Lat 42°18'33", long 88°15'05" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.44 N., R.8 E., McHenry County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120006, on right bank of main channel, 30 ft downstream from Stratton Lock and Dam, 2.5 mi downstream from McHenry, and at mile 97.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,250 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  STAGE: October 2002 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 730.15 ft above NGVD of 1929 (729.99 ft NAVD 1988).
REMARKS - Stage regulated by Stratton Lock and Dam.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - STAGE: Maximum gage height, 7.65 ft, July 22, 2017; minimum, -0.01 ft, October 6, 7, 2012.