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Low-flow characteristics of streams in the Trempealeau-Black River basin, Wisconsin

Water-Resources Investigations Report 79-9

Prepared in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Abstract

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 119 miscellaneous sites.

Ten equations are provided to estimate low-flow characteristics at ungaged sites and at sites where one "base-flow discharge measurement is available. The low-flow characteristics determined were the annual minimum T-day mean flow below which the flow will fall on an average of once in 2 years (Qj 2) a>n<3. once in 10 years (Q7 9io)« The equations were determined from multiple-regression analyses that related the low-flow characteristics at gaging stations and low-flow partial-record stations to basin characteristics. Drainage area, soil-infiltration rate, transmissivity, precipitation, snowfall, and base-flow index were the most significant parameters for these analyses.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Low-flow characteristics of streams in the Trempealeau-Black River basin, Wisconsin
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
79-9
Year Published:
1979
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Wisconsin Water Science Center
Description:
Report: iv, 79 p.; 4 Plates: 13.00 x 23.25 inches or smaller
Country:
United States
State:
Wisconsin
Other Geospatial:
Black River, Trempealeau River
Scale:
500000
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
Y