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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 06799100

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06799100 North Fork Elkhorn River near Pierce, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 42°08'54.6", long 97°28'42.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.25 N., R.1 W., Pierce County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10220002, on right bank just downstream from county bridge, 4.0 mi southeast of Pierce, and at mile 20.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 701 mi² of which 30 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1960 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,542.88 ft above sea level (U.S. Weather Service levels). Aug. 19, 1960 to Oct. 7, 1997, water-stage recorder at site 2 mi upstream at datum 10.19 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 to good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 79,000 ft³/s, estimated, March 14, 2019, gage height, 17.34 ft.