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Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 45°51'41", long 96°34'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.34, T.128 N., R.47 W., Roberts County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 09020101, on Sisseton Indian Reservation, on left bank, 10 ft west of White Rock Dam, 4 mi south of White Rock and 5 mi northwest of Wheaton, MN.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2000 to current year. Gage height record prior to October 2000 can be obtained from Corps of Engineers.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 960.00 ft, adjustment of 1912 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
REMARKS - Lake regulated by Lake Traverse-Boise de Sioux Flood Control and Water Conservation project. Water level subject to fluctuation caused by seiche, and by drawdown from dam gate changes.

Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage-height, 80.90 ft, Apr. 29, 2001; maximum daily, 80.76 ft, Apr. 19, 2001; minimum gage-height recorded, 65.14 ft, many days, several years (due in part to regulation), stage was observed lower than the detection limits of gage but precise stage readings were not determined; minimum daily recorded, 65.22 ft, June 14, 2002.