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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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USGS 05356000 CHIPPEWA RIVER AT BISHOPS BRIDGE NEAR WINTER, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 45°50'55", long 91°04'44", in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.23, T.39 N., R.6 W., Sawyer County, Hydrologic Unit 07050001, on right bank 15 ft upstream from highway bridge on County Trunk Highway G, 3.2 mi downstream from Lake Chippewa Dam, and 3.7 mi northwest of Winter.

DRAINAGE AREA.--790 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1912 to present. March, April, 1912, and December to April 1913, monthly discharge only published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1438: 1913(M), 1915-18(M), 1919, 1920-23(M), 1924, 1925(M), 1927(M), 1928, 1929-30(M), 1939(M). WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,256.78 ft above sea level (levels by Wilhelm Engineering Co.). See WSP 1708 or 1728 for history of changes prior to July 23, 1930.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Moose Lake and Lake Chippewa. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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2019-08-08  2019-12-06
1986-10-01  2019-12-06
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 858 12-06-2019   07:00 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 6 based on 107 water years of record more
Min
(1941)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 6
Mean Median 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1983)
187 500 858 906 912 1240 2050


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.33 12-06-2019   07:00 CST
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