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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°15'44", long 89°48'38", in NE 1/4 sec.32, T.21 N., R.6 E., Wood County, Hydrologic Unit 07070003, on left bank upstream from bridge on State Highway 13, 5.8 mi southeast of Nekoosa.

DRAINAGE AREA.--73.3 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1962-63. October 1963 to September 1979, October 1987 to September 1994, February 1998 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 967.33 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to May 13, 1964, and June 2, 1988 to May 2, 1989, non-recording gage at present site and datum.

REMARKS.--Approximately 40 mi of drainage ditches and 22 check dams are used to control the water table in the basin. Sprinkler irrigation from ground-water sources affects natural flow of creek.

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Available Parameters Period of Record
1963-10-01  2021-05-16


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