USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06803500 Salt Creek at Lincoln, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°50'48", long 96°40'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.07, T.10 N., R.7 E., Lancaster County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200203, on right bank 135 ft downstream from bridge on North 27th Street at north edge of Lincoln, 1 mi downstream from Oak Creek and at mile 31.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 685 mi².
- WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,113.90 ft above sea level. Prior to July 27, 1979, water-stage recorder for stages above 6.2 ft on downstream side of bridge pier, 135 ft upstream at same datum, and non-recording gage read twice daily.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 2, 1951, may have been equaled or exceeded in discharge by the flood of July 6, 1908, which reached a stage of 33.6 ft. Channel changes since 1908 have materially altered the stage-discharge relation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 34,800 ft³/s, May 07, 2015, gage height, 28.87 ft.