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Low-flow characteristics of streams in the Kishwaukee River Basin, Illinois

Howard E. Allen

Low-flow characteristics of streams in the Kishwaukee River Basin, Illinois

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch in Urbana, Ill, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stream measurements -- Illinois -- Kishwaukee River Watershed.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 34-35.

    Statementby Howard E. Allen, Jr. and Ellen A. Cowan ; prepared in cooperation with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Water Resources.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4311.
    ContributionsCowan, Ellen A., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Rock Island District., Illinois. Division of Water Resources., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18043203M

    Larsen’s Landing Outfitters Kishwaukee River • Rockford, Illinois () () FROM CANOE LAUNCHES TO LARSEN’S LANDING Belvidere Park (Hickory Bill’s) 18 miles Distillery Conservation Area 13 ¾ miles Baumann Park 10 ½ miles Espenscheid Forest Preserve 8 ½ miles. USGS KISHWAUKEE RIVER AT BELVIDERE, IL. Stream Site. DESCRIPTION: Latitude 42°15'22", Longitude 88°51'47" NAD27 Boone County, Illinois, Hydrologic Unit Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Illinois Water Science Center. Future Water Demands and Coal Development Potential in Kaskaskia River Basin in Illinois In Illinois, the Kaskaskia River basin is the most managed river system for water-supply use. With recent allocations administered by Illinois Department of Natural Resources’. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Email [email protected]; Website


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Division of Water Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. LOW-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF STREAMS IN THE KISHWAUKEE RIVER BASIN, ILLINOIS By Howard E. Alien, Jr. and Ellen A. Cowan ABSTRACT The 7-day, 2-year and 7-day, year (Qj^ 2 and °-7N 10) natural low flows are estimated at five long-term continuous-record gaging stations in the Kishwaukee River basin using a probability distribution based on dailyCited by: 5.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Howard E Allen. LOW-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS Low flow generally refers to the low range of stream discharge. A probability of occurrence and a time period can be specified for a more precise definition. Low flow is usually ground-water runoff or base flow, although a, or day low flow could contain some direct or storm by: 3.

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The low-flow characteristics are the annual minimum 7-day mean flow below which the flow will fall on the average of once in 2 years ($7,2) anminimum 7-day mean flow below which the flow will fall on the average of once in 10 years (GL, Q).Cited by: 4. The Kishwaukee River Basin covers an area of approximately 1, square miles, spanning seven counties in northern Illinois, including parts of Boone, McHenry, Kane, DeKalb, Ogle, and small parts of Lee and Winnebago counties.

The mainstem of the river empties into the Rock River about 3 miles south of Rockford, Illinois. Location. The Kishwaukee River flows from Woodstock, Illinois to Rockford, Illinois where it is a tributary to the Rock river begins near the intersection of Route 47 and Route 14 in Woodstock.

It meanders across northern Illinois to the Rock River. This part of the river is known as the North Branch or the Main Branch.⁃ location: Cropsey Moraine and Woodstock, Illinois. Rabbits, woodchuck, and herons are common sights along the river, and river otters recently began inhabiting the region.

The Main Branch of the Kishwaukee flows east-west and is approximately 63 miles long. The river begins as a small, wetland stream in Woodstock and ends at its confluence with the Rock River, south of Rockford.

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The Kishwaukee River is considered Low-flow characteristics of streams in the Kishwaukee River Basin be one of the highest quality streams in Illinois due to its relatively clean water and the diversity of life it supports. Designated an Illinois Resource Rich Area and a Biologically Significant Stream, the “Kish” watershed supports numerous threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

It has the lowest natural flow rate of any stream in the Kishwaukee River watershed. The stream, however, also receives the largest discharge of any of the streams in the watershed due to treated wastewater from the city of DeKalb.⁃ coordinates: 41°46′24″N 88°54′06″W.

T1 - Planform change and stream power in the Kishwaukee River watershed, Illinois. T2 - Geomorphic assessment for environmental management. AU - Güneralp, Inci. AU - Rhoads, Bruce L. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1Cited by: 6. Lov-flov characteristics of streams in the Trempealeau-Black River "basin are presented.

Included are estimates of low-flow frequency and flow duration at 9 gaging stations, and low-flow frequency characteristics at 20 low-flow partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites. Ten equations are provided to estimate low-flow characteristics at ungaged sites and at sites.

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In DeKalb County, further away from the Kishwaukee, the stream has been entirely channelized, only 6% of the Coon's tributaries in this area have not been channelized.

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Course. Rush Creek's origin is in a complex of wetlands near Harvard, Illinois, two miles southeast. The stream then flows southwest until it empties into the main stem of the Kishwaukee River one mile east of Garden Prairie. Description. Approximately 65% of the main stem of Rush Creek has been channelized (ditched and straighten), however 50% of those ⁃ coordinates: 42°23′18″N 88°34′07″W.

Allen Jr., H.E. and Cowan, E.A. () Low-flow Characteristics of Streams in the Kishwaukee River Basin, Illinois.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report Urbana, Illinois. Chapters in collections or anthologies. Course. Owens Creek originates along Illinois Route 38 near Malta, Illinois, although the stream channel does not begin until it reaches Rich Road in northwest DeKalb Township.

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Low-flow characteristics of streams in the lower Wisconsin River basin are presented. Included are estimates of low-flow frequency and flow duration at 11 gaging stations; low-flow frequency characteristics at 26 low-flow partial-record stations and 70 miscellaneous sites; and a list of low-flow discharge measurements at miscellaneous sites where insufficient data were.

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