USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06768035 Platte R Mid-Ch, Cottonwood Ranch nr Elm Cr, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°41'08", long 99°26'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.2, T.8 N., R.19 W., Dawson County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200101, on left bank of island on middle channel, at Cottonwood Ranch, and 3.7 mi southwest of Elm Creek, NE.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,261.92 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD
Maximum peak flow, 9,260 ft³/s, May 25, 2008, gage height, 8.49 ft. Maximum peak stage, 9.28 ft, February 11, 2018, backwater from ice.