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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 42°55'11", long 89°13'13", in sec.5, T.5 N., R.11 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, at Forton Street bridge in Stoughton.

DRAINAGE AREA.--407 square miles, 36.6 is non-contributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 2003 to present.

GAGE.-- Submersible pressure transducer, acoustic velocity meter and phone line with modem. Datum of gage is 835.00 NGVD29 . Prior to 8/3/07 gage was in same location but at different datums. From 10/1/04 to 8/3/07 datum was 840.00. Prior to 10/1/04, the datum was 840.91 ft.


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Available Parameters Period of Record
2003-11-27  2021-05-16
2003-11-27  2009-06-08


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