Stream Gages

Find a stream gage that meets the criteria listed in the assignment, and claim it as "yours" by filling in the data in this table.  Once a class member lists a gage on this page, no other students may claim it.

 Gage Name

 Drainage Area (square miles)

 Beginning Date (period of record)

 Total Number of Years of Records

Your Name 

 

USGS 05536235 DEER CREEK NEAR CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL

 23.1 square miles
 1948  63 years, from 1948 to 2011
 Alyssa Sockol
 USGS 05591550 WHITLEY CREEK NEAR ALLENVILLE, IL

34.6 square miles        

 1980  32      Ranier Tuzon
USGS 05560500 Farm Creek at 
Farmdale, IL
27.4 mi2 1948 64

Brianne Yarger
 USGS 05535070 SKOKIE RIVER NEAR HIGHLAND PARK, IL
21.1 sq. mi. 
1967 
45 years 
Elizabeth Gammel

USGS 05536255 BUTTERFIELD CREEK AT FLOSSMOOR, IL

23.5 mi2

 1948
 64 yr
Karl Gnaedinger 
 USGS 05528500 BUFFALO CREEK NEAR WHEELING, IL
19.6 mi2 
 1952
60 yrs (1952-2012)
 Stephanie Hennelly
USGS 05414820 SINSINAWA RIVER NEAR MENOMINEE, IL 

39.6 mi2

 1968

44 yrs  

Thaddeus Cellak 
 USGS 05537500 LONG RUN NEAR LEMONT, IL
 20.9 square miles
 1951
61yrs 
 Yesenia Herrera
 USGS 05597500 CRAB ORCHARD CREEK NEAR MARION, IL
 31.7 sq mi
 1951
61
 Sean O'Hara

           USGS 05588000 INDIAN CREEK AT WANDA, IL           36.7 sq mi            1940           72            Magdalena Gorczynska

 USGS 05580950 SUGAR CREEK near bloomington, IL
34.4 sq mi
 1974  1974-2012 (38 years)
 Danielle Mazur
 USGS 05512500 Bay Creek At Pittsfield IL

39.4

 1939  73  Justin Mackey
 USGS 05539900 West Branch Du Page River near West, Chicago, IL  28.5 sq miles  1961  51 years  Natalie Leibovitz
 USGS 03384450 Lusk Creek near Eddyville, IL  23.1 sq mi  1967 45  Josh Lisec
 USGS 05536215 Thorn Creek at Glenwood, IL 24.7 sq miles 1954 57
 Cindy Wisniewski
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