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Water-Year Summary for Site 05316580

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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 44°32'46", long 94°59'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.36, T.113 N., R.35 W., Redwood County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07020007, on right bank 10 ft downstream from highway bridge, 1/2 mi southwest of town of Morton, and 203 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,970 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Unpublished, 2009: 2001(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder.
REMARKS - Some regulation from Big Stone Lake, Marsh Lake, and Lac qui Parle dams.

Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 45,400 ft³/s (discharge is an estimated daily-mean); maximum stage 29.25 ft, Apr. 16, 2001.