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During the winter, river stage may be significantly affected by backwater from ice, resulting in incorrect discharge data. Consequently, discharge data may not be displayed during periods of ice effect.



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LOCATION.--Lat 44°50'09", long 88°37'30", in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.27 N., R.15 E., Shawano County, Hydrologic Unit 04030202, on left bank 350 ft downstream from dam, 3.7 mi north of Shawano, 1.5 mi upstream from Red River, and at mile 130.6. 

DRAINAGE AREA.--816 square miles. 

PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1907 to March 1909, October 1910 to June 2001. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1307. Published as "at Keshena" prior to April 1928. Published as "at Keshena Falls" April 1928 to September 1981. Published as "at Keshena Falls near Keshena" October 1981 to September 1985. Prior to October 1985, all records published under station number 04077000. 

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1337: 1914-15(M), 1918-19(M), 1921, 1923(M), 1926(M), 1928(M), 1933. WDR WI-80-1: Drainage area. 

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 810 ft NAVD88 from topographic map. Prior to Mar. 23, 1928, nonrecording gage at bridge in Keshena 4.1 mi upstream at different datum, and from Mar. 23, 1928 to Sept. 30, 1985, water-stage recorder at site 5.8 mi upstream at different datum. 

REMARKS.--Minor regulation by power dam upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station. 

Station was operated in cooperation with Alliant Utilities Company and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, through June 30, 2001 . 

Effective July 1, 2001, the station is owned and operated by Wolf River Hydro, and real time data is no longer available on this website.

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Available Parameters Period of Record
1985-09-30  2001-06-30


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Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.