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.
- 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.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 79,000 ft³/s, estimated, March 14, 2019, gage height, 17.34 ft.