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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06796000 Platte River at North Bend, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 41°27'10", long 96°46'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.07, T.17 N., R.6 E., Dodge County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200201, on left bank 80 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 79, 1 mi south of North Bend, 5 mi downstream from Shell Creek, and at mile 73.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 70,400 mi² of which 12,600 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1949 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,262.32 ft above sea level. Prior to Sept. 12, 1951, nonrecording gage, and Sept. 12, 1951 to Sept. 30, 1970, water-stage recorder, both at present site and at datum 2.00 ft higher.
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 stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 165,000 ft³/s, estimate based on rating curve extension above 73,600 ft³/s, March 15, 2019, gage height, 11.96 ft. Maximum peak stage, 15.55 ft, March 19, 1978, backwater from ice.