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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 06453600

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06453600 Ponca Creek at Verdel, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 42°48'40", long 98°10'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.30, T.30 N., R.7 W., Knox County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10150001, near right bank downstream of bridge on State Highway 12, 0.9 mi east of Verdel and 3.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 812 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 2117: Drainage area. WDR NE-1996-1 (M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1957 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,232.92 ft above sea level (Nebraska Department of Roads reference marks). See WSP 1917 for history of changes prior to Nov. 15, 1962.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2014 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2014 onward, records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted. Minor diversions for irrigation above station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 15,700 ft³/s, March 27, 1960, gage height, 15.10 ft, site and datum then in use. Maximum peak stage, 18.26 ft, March 14, 2019, at present datum, backwater from ice.