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USGS 05385000 ROOT RIVER NEAR HOUSTON, MN

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 43°46'07",   Longitude 91°34'11"   NAD27
Houston County, Minnesota, Hydrologic Unit 07040008
Drainage area: 1,250 square miles
Datum of gage: 667.02 feet above   NAVD88.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1993-10-01  2022-08-17  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1975-10-01  1981-08-15  976 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-10-01  2022-08-16  31786 
    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius  1974-10-23  1976-06-16  378 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12-18  1981-09-29  2958 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12-18  1981-09-29  2958 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-10-01  2021-10-05 31471 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12-18  1981-09-29 2958 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12-18  1981-09-29 2958 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-10  2021-10  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12  1981-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12  1981-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1910  2022  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1968  1981  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1968  1981  
 Peak streamflow 1910-03-07  2021-08-30  99 
 Field measurements 1950-01-04  2022-07-25  721 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1961-08-17  1988-09-01  242 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2021  16 
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