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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 06768035

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
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.
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. Natural flow of the stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas.

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.