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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°52'31", long 91°56'17", in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.28 N., R.13 W., Dunn County, Hydrologic Unit 07050007, on right bank at Hwy 29 at Menomonie, about 1 mi downstream from powerplant of Northern States Power Co., and 0.8 mi. downstream from previous gage location.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,770 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1907 to September 1908, May 1913 to present. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 767.38 ft NAVD88 (Northern States Power benchmark). Prior to Sept. 3, 1908, nonrecording gage 0.2 mi downstream at different datum. May 9, 1913, to Sept. 30, 1923, water-stage recorder 0.8 mi. upstream at datum 779.06 sea level. Oct. 1, 1923 to Sept. 30, 2004, water-stage recorder 0.8 mi. upstream at datum 779.48 sea level.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by powerplants at Menomonie and Cedar Falls. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 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
2018-05-07  2021-05-05
1907-06-17  2021-05-05


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