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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°38'13", long 88°39'27", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.2 N., R.16 E., Walworth County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank 0.1 mi downstream from bridge on County Highway P, 0.7 mi northwest of Post Office at Delavan.

DRAINAGE AREA.--83.3 square miles, of which 2.33 square miles is noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1996 to October 2010.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 872.80 ft NAVD88 (levels by U.S. Geological Survey).

REMARKS.--Some seasonal regulation caused by dams used to maintain levels of Comus Lake, Delavan Lake and Delavan Mill Pond. Gage-height telemeter at station.

Operated in cooperation with the Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Station discontinued Oct.1, 2010

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

Available Parameters Period of Record
1996-06-01  2010-09-29


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Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.