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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°53'13", long 89°38'08.7", in sec.26, T.28 N., R.7 E., Marathon County, Hydrologic Unit 07070002, on right bank at Rothschild, 0.5 mi downstream from Rothschild Dam, 1.7 mi north of bridge on U.S. Highway 51, 2.0 mi downstream from Eau Claire River, and 5.0 mi upstream from Black Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--4,020 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1944 to present.

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

GAGE.--Water-stagerecorder with acoustic velocity meter. Datum of gage is 1,125.82 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct. 1, 1975, at datum 10.00 ft higher.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by 20 reservoirs and 12 powerplants upstream from station. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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00060 Discharge [SLOPE-SLPQ] 2016-03-04  2019-01-21
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2019-01-21

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