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Planned maintenance period

Start: Thursday, November 18th, at 09:00am CST
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Impact: USGS Real-Time web pages for stations in MI, MN and WI. There should be no disruption in real-time data services for planned maintenance period.

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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 and crest stage gage. 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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This station managed by the Northeast Wisconsin Field Office - Rhinelander WI.

Available Parameters Available Period
1986-10-01  2021-11-30
2017-10-01  2021-11-30


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Discharge, cubic feet per second, [SLOPE-SLPQ]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2740 11-30-2021   17:00 CST
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