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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 05543830 FOX RIVER AT WAUKESHA, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°00'17", long 88°14'37", in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.3, T.6 N., R.19 E., Waukesha County, Hydrologic Unit 07120006, on left bank 40 ft downstream from Prairie Street bridge in Waukesha, 1.0 mi downstream from dam and 3.2 mi downstream from Pewaukee River.

DRAINAGE AREA.--126 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1963 to present.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 792.80 ft above sea level (levels by City of Waukesha).

REMARKS.--There is occasional regulation from mill dam 1.0 mi upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2019-01-21
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2019-01-21

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 21 based on 56 years of record more
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