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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06821500 Arikaree River at Haigler, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°01'45", long 101°58'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.1 N., R.41 W., Dundy County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10250001, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Rd 703, 3.9 mi upstream from Burlington Northern Inc. bridge, 4.5 mi upstream from confluence with North Fork Republican River, 2 mi northwest of Haigler, and .6 mi downstream from Kansas-Nebraska state line.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,700 mi² of which 680 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1919: 1951, 1954, 1956, 1960. WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1931 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 3,250.98 ft above sea level. See WSP 1919 for history of changes prior to Sept. 29, 1964. Sept. 29, 1964 to Apr. 25, 1982, on left bank 57 ft downstream from bridge at present datum.
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. Natural flow affected by groundwater withdrawals and diversions for irrigation of about 1,500 acres in Colorado and by return flow from Haigler Canal.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 50,000 ft³/s, May 31, 1935, from rating curve extended above 3,800 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement, gage height, 22.10 ft, site and datum then in use.