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LOCATION.--Lat 43°08'03", long 89°43'56", in SE 1/4, SW 1/4 sec.25, T.8 N., R.6 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07070005, on right bank, 0.8 mi east of Black Earth and 2.1 mi upstream from Vermont Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--45.6 square miles, of which 2.8 square miles probably is noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1954 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-76-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 812.76 ft above NAVD of 1988.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.


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Available Parameters Available Period
2009-10-06  2013-10-01
1986-10-01  2021-12-07
2007-10-01  2021-12-07
2009-10-06  2013-10-01
2009-10-06  2013-10-01
2010-10-01  2013-10-01
2009-10-06  2013-10-01


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 36.8 12-07-2021   17:00 CST
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Gage height, feet

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