Location of Gage :
Located in Polk County, IA. on the right bank 5 ft upstream from 2nd Ave on the State Highway 60 bridge, 1.8 miles upstream from the Des Moines Electric Company dam, 2.8 miles upstream from the Racoon River and 4.5 miles downstream from Beaver Creek. The gage datum changed from 773.68 ft to 773.74 ft on 1/24/2013. This gage datum is effective for the period October 1, 1932, to current.
For official flow data, please visit the USGS website listed in the Additional Links for this station. The National Weather Service information is also linked in the Additional Links for this station.
This gage is cooperatively operated by the US Geological Survey - Iowa Water Science Center and the City of Des Moines.