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Water-Year Summary for Site 05591200

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05591200 KASKASKIA RIVER AT COOKS MILLS, IL
LOCATION - Lat 39°35'00", long 88°24'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.10, T.13 N., R.7 E., Coles County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07140201, on right upstream side of bridge in Cooks Mills, 3.8 mi downstream from Flat Branch, and at mile 238.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 473 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: August 1970 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1977-91. Additional chemical data for water
    years 1961-68, 1971-72 are published in Water-Resources Investigations
    78-24 and 79-25 as site O 02.
  SEDIMENT: January 1979 to September 1997.
  MISCELLANEOUS: Sediment concentration and particle size, water years 1993-97.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 617.40 ft above NGVD of 1929 (617.16 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to July 30, 1981, at site 200 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Occasional cropland irrigation water withdrawals approximately 3.4 miles upstream from gage. 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, 14,100 ft³/s, June 7, 2008, gage height, 20.41 ft; no flow, Sept. 11, 1988.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATIONS: Maximum daily, 1,710 mg/L, May 1, 1983; minimum daily, 0 mg/L, Sept. 10, 11, 1988.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT LOADS: Maximum daily, 26,100 tons, Apr. 13, 1979; minimum daily, 0 tons, Sept. 10, 11, 1988.