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LOCATION.--Lat 44°52'31", long 91°56'17", in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.28 N., R.13 W., Dunn County, Hydrologic Unit 07050007, on right bank at Hwy 29 at Menomonie, about 1 mi downstream from powerplant of Northern States Power Co., and 0.8 mi. downstream from previous gage location.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,770 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1907 to September 1908, May 1913 to present. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 767.38 ft NAVD88 (Northern States Power benchmark). Prior to Sept. 3, 1908, nonrecording gage 0.2 mi downstream at different datum. May 9, 1913, to Sept. 30, 1923, water-stage recorder 0.8 mi. upstream at datum 779.06 sea level. Oct. 1, 1923 to Sept. 30, 2004, water-stage recorder 0.8 mi. upstream at datum 779.48 sea level.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by powerplants at Menomonie and Cedar Falls. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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1986-10-01  2020-04-05
2017-10-01  2020-04-05


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 3730 04-05-2020   06:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 5 based on 106 water years of record more
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452 1450 2050 2760 2960 3730 22900

Gage height, feet

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