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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 06796550

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06796550 Platte River near Venice, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 41°11'53", long 96°20'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.7, T.14 N., R.10 E., Saunders County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200202, on the right bank, 2.8 mi downstream from Nebraska Highway 92, 5 mi upstream from Elkhorn River, and 2.6 mi southeast of Venice.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2004 to February 2010, stage record only; March 2010 to September 2016, stage and discharge record; October 2016 to current year, stage record only.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1090.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
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, 54,400 ft³/s, June 13, 2010, gage height, 15.72 ft. Maximum peak stage, 18.18 ft, March 11, 2010, backwater from ice.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURES: October 2010 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Continuous water temperature monitor Hach-377
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - These extremes may have been exceeded during non-measured periods. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 37.4°C, July 19, 2012; minimum, -0.1°C, on many days during winter periods.