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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 06799315

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06799315 Elkhorn River at Pilger, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 41°59'43", long 97°03'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.02, T.23 N., R.3 E., Stanton County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10220003, on right bank just downstream of the State Highway 15 bridge, 0.8 miles south of Pilger, and at mile 103.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,360 mi², approximately, of which about 3,360 mi² contributes directly to surface runoff.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,388.41 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 to good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 87,000 ft³/s, estimated, March 14, 2019, gage height, 19.60 ft.