USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05551001 FOX RIVER AT SOUTH ELGIN, IL (TAILWATER)
LOCATION - Lat 41°59'46", long 88°17'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.41 N., R.8 E., Kane County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120007, on right bank, downstream from dam in South Elgin, 0.1 mi upstream from State Street, 1.4 mi upstream from Brewster Creek, 1.4 mi downstream from Poplar Creek, and at mile 67.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,556 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
STAGE: October 2009 to current. Prior to 2009, stage records available from
U.S. Geological Survey, Illinois Water Science Center.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 687.95 ft above NGVD (687.70 ft NAVD 1988).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - STAGE: Maximum gage-height, 10.30 ft, July 22, 2017, minimum gage-height, 5.50 ft, December 13, 2010, result of freeze up.