USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
05551545 WAUBONSEE CREEK NEAR OSWEGO, IL
LOCATION - Lat 41°42'04.73", long 88°19'37.35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.9, T.37 N., R.8 E., Kendall County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120007, The gage house is a traffic control box on the right bank and downstream side of bridge, 2.6 miles upstream from the confluence between Waubonsee Cr. and Fox R.
DRAINAGE AREA - 19.1 mi².
- Revisions: Gage datum was updated to 639.68 ft NAVD88 on Sept. 15 2022, based on a GNSS Level II survey using GEOID18.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: September 2012 to current.
STAGE: September 2012 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 639.68 ft. above NAVD of 1988.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 796 ft³/s, Oct. 15, 2017, gage height 13.35 ft; maximum gage height, 13.35 ft, Oct. 15, 2017; minimum discharge, 0.27 ft³/s, Oct. 19, 20, 2015, gage height 7.31 ft; minimum gage height, 7.29 ft, Oct. 12, 2015.