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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°49'51", long 92°43'59", in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.27 N., R.19 W., Pierce County, Hydrologic Unit 07030005, on right bank, 325 ft upstream from County Trunk Hwy F, 1.9 mi. upstream from mouth , 4.8 mi. downstream from Lake Louise Dam, and 5.5 mi. west of River Falls.

DRAINAGE AREA.-- 165 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1916 to September 1921 (monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1308), October 1998 to September 1999, July 2002 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1308. WDR WI-99-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-02-1: Statistics table.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 690 (NAVD88) from topo map. April 9, 2012 gage was moved 325 ft upstream of County Hwy F bridge. Datum did not change, but stage increased about 0.80 ft due to slightly higher elevation at new location. October 1998 to April 9, 2012 gage located on left bank 50 ft upstream from County Hwy F. Prior to October 1998, recording gage near present site at different datum.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

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The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 30 days. Rainfall instrumentation may not be calibrated, and other quality assurance measures may not be performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

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Available Parameters Period of Record
1916-10-01  2021-05-17
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2012-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-30
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2012-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-29
2013-10-01  2015-09-30
2013-10-01  2015-09-29


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