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During the winter, river stage may be significantly affected by backwater from ice, resulting in incorrect discharge data. Consequently, discharge data may not be displayed during periods of ice effect.
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USGS 05425912 BEAVERDAM RIVER AT BEAVER DAM, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°26'40", long 88°50'42", in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.5, T.11 N., R.14 E., Dodge County, Hydrologic Unit 07090002, on left bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on Cooper Street, 1.3 mi downstream from outlet of Beaverdam Lake, at Beaver Dam.

DRAINAGE AREA.--157 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1985 to present.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 0.0 ft NAVD 1988. Prior to Dec. 18, 2006 gage was located a half mi. upstream at a datum of 839.42 (NGVD 1929). Benchmarks provided by the City of Beaver Dam.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by dam 1.3 mi upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station.

Discharge values displayed at this site can be affected by ice in the winter, which leads to increased uncertainty. Click HERE for more info.

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The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Rainfall instrumentation may not be calibrated, and other quality assurance measures may not be performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.
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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2020-03-16  2020-07-14
1986-10-01  2020-07-14
2017-10-01  2020-07-14







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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 07-14-2020   22:00 CDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 253 07-14-2020   22:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 14 based on 35 water years of record more
Min
(1988)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 14
Max
(1993)
3.50 12 39 105 143 253 657


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 840.61 07-14-2020   22:00 CDT
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