LOCATION.--Lat 44.392°, long 89.828°, Wood County, Hydrologic Unit 07070003, at west downstream side of Grand Ave. bridge at Wisconsin Rapids.
DRAINAGE AREA.-- 5420 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1914 to March 1950, data provided from October 1957 to 2017. USGS gage installed and operated April 2017 to present.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, Data Collection Platform, acoustic velocity meter and Cellular transmitter. Datum of gage is 977.26 +/- 0.16 ft NAVD88 from RTK.
REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station. Flow regulated by dam 1000 ft. upstream. From 1914 to 1950 gage was located 7 miles downstream at different datum and published as near Nekoosa (05400800).
Operated in Cooperation With:
Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
and with funding from the U.S. Geological Survey Federal Priority Streamgages Program
National Weather Service Flood Forecast Page
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