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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06803530 Rock Creek near Ceresco, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 41°00'57", long 96°32'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.17, T.12 N., R.8 E., Lancaster County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200203, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on county road, 5.9 mi southeast of Ceresco, and at mile 7.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 120 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NE-76-1: 1975(M). WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1970 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,104.18 ft above sea level. April 1970 to Feb. 6, 1980, at present site and at datum 6.0 ft higher; Feb. 7, 1980 to July 13, 1981, at present site and at datum 3.0 ft higher; July 14, 1981 to Feb. 29, 1984, on left bank 30 ft downstream from bridge at datum 3.0 ft higher; Mar. 1, 1984 to May 28, 1984, wire-weight gage only, at datum 3.0 ft higher; May 29, 1984 to Apr. 4, 1997, at datum 3.0 ft higher; Apr. 5, 1997 to Aug. 19, 2013, at datum 5.0 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 except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 23,300 ft³/s, August 25, 1987, includes road overflow; gage height, 22.60 ft, converted to present datum, from floodmark. Maximum peak stage, 25.30 ft, March 13, 2019, at present datum, discharge, 7,200 ft³/s.