USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05414820 SINSINAWA RIVER NEAR MENOMINEE, IL
LOCATION - Lat 42°28'43", long 90°29'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.28, T.29 N., R.1 W., Jo Daviess County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07060005, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on High Ridge Road, 2.4 mi east of Menominee, 4.5 mi northwest of Galena, and at mile 7.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 39.6 mi².
- WDR IL-74-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: October 1967 to current.
STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 640.75 ft above NGVD of 1929 (640.59 ft NAVD 1988).
Datum of gage is 640.732 ft above NAVD of 1988. (05/04/2022, GAC)
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge 17,000 ft³/s, May 17, 1999, gage height, 14.37 ft, on basis of contracted-opening and flow-over-road measurement of peak flow; no flow for part of Dec. 25, 1988, result of freezeup.