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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05590800 LAKE FORK AT ATWOOD, IL
LOCATION - Lat 39°48'23", long 88°28'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.36, T.16 N., R.6 E., Piatt County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07140201, on left bank at downstream side of bridge, 0.9 mi northwest of Atwood and at mile 9.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 149 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY -

WDR IL-93-1: 1989(M), 1990-92. WDR IL-94-1: 1989.

On May 22, 2020, discharge for Jan. 4, 2017, was revised due to a database error.

SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: October 1972 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 644.58 ft above NGVD of 1929 (644.35 ft NAVD 1988).
REMARKS - Diurnal fluctuations occur during low-flow periods due to effluent from the Bement Sanitary plant 10 mi. upstream. 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, 4,120 ft³/s, Dec. 29, 2015, gage height, 15.82 ft; no flow for many days in most years.