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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 45°56'51", long 88°12'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.14, T.40 N., R.18 E., Florence County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 04030106, on right bank 900 ft downstream from Brule Island Dam, 1.5 mi upstream from confluence with Michigamme River, and 2.8 mi north of Commonwealth, WI.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,020 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1,130 ft above NGVD 1929.
COOPERATION - Gage-height record was provided by We Energies, under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by powerplant 900 ft upstream and by Lower Paint Dam 8.2 mi upstream. Records not adjusted for diversion to Michigamme River by Paint River Diversion Canal.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 11,200 ft³/s, Apr. 17, 2002, gage height, 15.67 ft.