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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05587000 MACOUPIN CREEK NEAR KANE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 39°14'03", long 90°23'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.11, T.9 N., R.12 W., Greene County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07130012, on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 267, 1.4 mi. downstream from Link Branch, 3.5 mi. northwest of Kane, and at mile 16.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 868 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1175: 1924. WSP 1308: 1922(M), 1928(M), 1931(M). WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: March 1921 to November 1933, May to August 1940, October 1940 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-91.
  MISCELLANEOUS: Water year 2002.
BIOLOGICAL
  ALGAE: Water year 1997.
  BENTHIC MACROINVERTEBRATES: Water year 1997.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 426.77 ft above NGVD of 1929 (426.36 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct. 1, 1925, nonrecording gage at site 2.0 mi upstream at datum 434.18 ft NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1, 1925 to Sept. 30, 1928, nonrecording gage at site 2.0 mi upstream at datum 434.18 ft NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1, 1928 to May 17, 1940, nonrecording gage at site 800 ft downstream at present datum. May 17, 1940 to May 17, 1943, water-stage recorder, and May 18, 1943 to July 19, 1970, nonrecording gage at site 800 ft downstream at present datum. July 20 to Sept. 18, 1970, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 42,700 ft³/s, Dec. 29, 2015, gage height, 28.87 ft, no flow Oct. 19-27, 1955.