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USGS 05425500 ROCK RIVER AT WATERTOWN, WI

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LOCATION. --Lat 43°11'17", long 88°43'34", in NE 1/4, SW 1/4 sec.4, T.8 N., R.15 E., Jefferson County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank, 700 ft downstream from Milwaukee Street bridge, 1.1 mi downstream from Silver Creek, at Watertown. 

DRAINAGE AREA. --969 square miles. 

PERIOD OF RECORD. --June 1931 to September 1970, October 1976 to present. 

REVISED RECORDS. --WSP 1438: 1933,1935(M), 1937(M), 1938-39, 1945(M); WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area. 

GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 792.56 ft +/- 0.04 ft NAVD88. Prior to Sept. 26, 1933, nonrecording gage at site 700 ft upstream at different datum. 

REMARKS. --Flow partly regulated by powerplant at Watertown. Gage-height telemeter at station. 

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1986-10-01  2021-12-04
2017-10-01  2021-12-04







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