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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06606600 Little Sioux River at Correctionville, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°28'56", long 95°47'33.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.34, T.89 N., R.42 W., Woodbury County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 10230003, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 20, at northwestern edge of Correctionville, 150 ft downstream from Pierson Creek, 1.3 mi upstream from Bacon Creek, and 59.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,500 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 856: 1919. WSP 1240: 1924-1925, 1931, 1932(M), 1937, 1945(M), 1947(M), 1949(M). WSP 1440: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from May 1918 to July 1925, October 1928 to July 1932, June 1936 to current year. December 1924 to March 1925, monthly mean discharge published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,096.89 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. May 28, 1918, to July 1, 1925, and October 29, 1928, to July 15, 1929, non-recording gage at site 1.2 mi downstream at datum 1.25 ft lower; July 16, 1929, to July 2, 1932, and June 15, 1936, to November 7, 1938, non-recording gage at site 1.0 mi downstream at same datum; November 8, 1938, to August 18, 2010, water-stage recorder at site 1.0 mi downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 23 or 24, 1891, reached a stage of 29.34 ft, at current datum, from levels to high-water mark by U.S. Soil Conservation Service, discharge not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1955.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Daily instantaneous values collected in conjunction with suspended-sediment samples, May 1951 to September 1962, records fragmentary.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION AND DISCHARGE: April 1939 to June 1941, May 1950 to September 1962. Prior to May 1950, suspended-sediment discharge records only, provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.