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USGS 05275000 ELK RIVER NEAR BIG LAKE, MN

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 45°20'02",   Longitude 93°40'00"   NAD27
Sherburne County, Minnesota, Hydrologic Unit 07010203
Drainage area: 559 square miles
Datum of gage: 899.60 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1993-10-01  2022-08-11  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1977-10-17  1981-09-02  139 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-05-01  2022-08-10  34164 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1975-11-04  1981-09-02  178 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1975-11-04  1981-09-02  178 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-05-01  2020-12-08 33554 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1975-11-04  1981-09-02 178 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1975-11-04  1981-09-02 178 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-05  2020-12  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1975-11  1981-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1975-11  1981-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911  2021  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1976  1981  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1976  1981  
 Peak streamflow 1911-05-23  2020-04-04  93 
 Field measurements 1950-01-17  2022-06-30  702 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1969-08-22  2022-04-19  77 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2020  15 
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