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Water-Year Summary for Site 03345500

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03345500 EMBARRAS RIVER AT STE. MARIE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 38°56'11", long 88°01'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.30, T.6 N., R.14 W., Jasper County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05120112, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on County Highway 9 at Ste. Marie, 2.5 miles upstream from mouth of North Fork and at mile 48.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,516 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1083: 1934. WSP 1113: 1910-31, 1933, 1939-40, 1945(M). WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1909 to December 1912, August 1914 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-93.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 445.75 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) (445.42 ft NAVD 1988). Prior to June 29, 1940, nonrecording gage and June 29, 1940, to Jan. 24, 1967, water-stage recorder at same site at datum 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 60,400 ft³/s, June 7, 2008, from rating curve extended above 42,000 ft³/s, gage height, 28.06 ft; minimum discharge, 1.0 ft³/s, observed, Oct. 5-9, 1914.