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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.

USGS 05427948 PHEASANT BRANCH AT MIDDLETON, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°06'12", long 89°30'42", in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.11, T.7 N., R.8 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank at Parmenter St. bridge (old US Hwy 12), 2.5 mi upstream from Lake Mendota, at Middleton.

DRAINAGE AREA.--18.3 square miles, of which 1.22 square miles are noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1974 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and steel piling control. Datum of gage is 901.5 ft above sea level.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

Operated in cooperation with:
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City of Middleton

and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission

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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This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

Available Parameters Period of Record
All 16 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean) 2016-04-23  2019-04-22
00045 Precipitation(Sum) 2011-10-01  2019-04-22
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1974-07-01  2019-04-22
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean) 2007-01-27  2008-05-04
00608 Ammonia, wf(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31
00625 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31
00631 NO3+NO2, wf(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31
00665 Phosphorus, wu(Mean) 1992-01-01  2018-09-30
00671 Orthophosphate, wf(Mean) 1992-01-01  2018-09-30
62961 Ammonia, dissolved(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean) 1977-10-01  2018-09-30
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean) 1977-10-01  2018-09-30
91050 Phosphorus, wu(Mean) 1992-01-01  2018-09-30
91057 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31
91060 Orthophosphate, diss(Mean) 2010-10-01  2018-09-30
91061 NO3+NO2, dissolved(Mean) 2010-10-01  2015-12-31

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