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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the East Branch Du Page River at Bolingbrook are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Plainfield
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.54 ft on 04/18/2013
(2) 24.04 ft on 09/14/2008
(3) 23.75 ft on 07/18/1996
(4) 22.92 ft on 10/15/2017
(5) 22.55 ft on 02/22/1997
(6) 22.11 ft on 10/14/2001
(7) 22.03 ft on 05/01/2017
(8) 21.90 ft on 06/16/2015
(9) 21.90 ft on 10/11/1954 (P)
(10) 21.53 ft on 05/01/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.47 ft on 05/29/2019
(2) 21.53 ft on 05/01/2019
(3) 21.50 ft on 02/21/2018
(4) 22.92 ft on 10/15/2017
(5) 20.44 ft on 05/11/2017
(6) 22.03 ft on 05/01/2017
(7) 20.95 ft on 03/31/2017
(8) 19.88 ft on 03/01/2017
(9) 21.90 ft on 06/16/2015
(10) 25.54 ft on 04/18/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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29 Water treatment plant property is threatened at Indian Boundary Park in Bolingbrook.
27.5 IL-53 threatened north of Royce Road in Bolingbrook.
26 Residential structures threatened at Seven Bridges in Woodridge.
25.5 Roadways and parking lots threatened in Trout Farm Park in Bolingbrook.
25 Athletic fields are threatened at Indian Boundary Park in Bolingbrook.
24.5 Hobson Road threatened in Woodridge.
24 Structures threatened at the Royce Road Water Reclamation Facility and the Animal Control and Care Facility in Bolingbrook.
23 Royce Road is threatened east of the River near Bolingbrook. Weber Road/Washington Street is threatened between Bolingbrook and Naperville.
22 Low-lying trails of Trout Farm Park are inundated in Bolingbrook.
20 DuPage River Greenway Trail is threatened east of the river near Royce Road in Bolingbrook. Trails threatened at Green Valley Forest Preserve near Woodridge.
18 Low-lying areas of the DuPage River Greenway are inundated along the river near Royce Road in Bolingbrook. Low-lying property inundated at the Royce Road Water Reclamation Facility in Bolingbrook.

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