months, stage and discharge may be affected by ice in the
channel. Data values reported on these pages may be
significantly higher or lower than the actual streamflow.
Adjustments to the data will be done after detailed analyses.
Ice affected values identified on graphs (•) may be viewed by choosing the table
output format. If you have questions about these values,
please contact the
Idaho Water Data Maintainer.
LOCATION.--Lat 45° 45'01", long 116° 19'26"
(NAD83), in NE1/4 NW1/4 SW1/4 sec.22, T.28 N., R.1 E., Idaho County,
White Bird quad., Hydrologic Unit 17060209, on left bank 0.1 mi
upstream from White Bird Creek, 0.6 mi downstream from
Canfield-Joseph highway bridge, 1 mi southwest of White Bird, and at
DRAINAGE AREA.--13,421 mi2, revised, does not include
White Bird Creek. Mean elevation, 6,760 ft, revised.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1910 to September 1917, October 1919 to
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,412.65 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Aug. 18, 1910 to Sept. 30, 1917 and Oct. 1, 1919 to
Sept. 13, 1920, nonrecording gages at site 600 ft downstream at
different datum. Sept. 14, 1920 to Jan. 2, 1931, nonrecording gage on
highway bridge 200 ft upstream at datum 10 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Diversions above station for irrigation of about 165,000
acres, of which about 1,200 acres are irrigated by withdrawals from
groundwater (1966 determination). Records include flow of White Bird
Creek. Gage is set to Pacific Time.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 130,000
ft3/s June 17, 1974, gage height, 35.81 ft; minimum daily
discharge, 1,000 ft3/s Jan. 4, 1995.