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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05578500 SALT CREEK NEAR ROWELL, IL
LOCATION - Lat 40°06'54", long 89°02'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.11, T.19 N., R.1 E., DeWitt County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07130009, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on County Road 490 E, 0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 54, 0.8 mi upstream from a railroad bridge and Ten Mile Creek, 3.2 mi northwest of Rowell, and at mile 65.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 335 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area. WDR IL-04: 2003
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1942 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-91.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and phone telemeter. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark)(609.75 ft NAVD 1988).
REMARKS - Flow partially regulated due to storage at Clinton Reservoir, 11 mi upstream from gage since Oct. 12, 1977. 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, 24,500 ft³/s, May 16, 1968, gage height, 29.21 ft; minimum daily discharge, 0.7 ft³/s, Oct. 4, 1954. Maximum discharge after Clinton Reservoir (October 1977), 7,810 ft³/s, Apr. 13, 1994, gage height 24.04 ft; minimum daily discharge, 3.7 ft³/s, Sept. 8, 1988.