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USGS 05291000 WHETSTONE RIVER NEAR BIG STONE CITY, SD

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 45°17'30",   Longitude 96°29'14"   NAD27
Grant County, South Dakota, Hydrologic Unit 07020001
Drainage area: 398 square miles
Datum of gage: 996.96 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1991-10-01  2022-08-15  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1986-02-24  1988-08-31  494 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1910-04-01  2022-08-14  34059 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-10-01  1988-08-31  4209 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1973-10-01  1988-08-31  4209 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1910-04-01  2020-11-02 33426 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-10-01  1988-08-31 4209 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1973-10-01  1988-08-31 4209 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1910-04  2020-11  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-10  1988-08  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1973-10  1988-08  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1910  2021  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1974  1988  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1974  1988  
 Peak streamflow 1910-03-08  2020-03-09  94 
 Field measurements 1950-01-06  2022-07-07  788 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1960-06-01  1988-07-05  538 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2020  15 
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