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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
06828500 Republican River at Stratton, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°08'26", long 101°13'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.13, T.2 N., R.35 W., Hitchcock County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10250004, on right bank at downstream side of county bridge, 0.5 mi south of Stratton, 0.2 mi downstream from Muddy Creek, 10 mi upstream from Trenton Dam, 19 mi downstream from South Fork Republican River, and at river mile 387.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,200 mi² of which 4,510 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NE-73: 1968-71(M), 1972. WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1950 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,776.38 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). July 11, 1950 to August 17, 2017 at datum 2,775.49 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29). Prior to Aug. 1, 1967, water-stage recorder at site 0.3 mi downstream at 2,775.49 ft above NGVD29.
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. Natural flow was affected by irrigation development above station. Prior to September 2011, natural flow was affected by storage in Bonny Reservoir (station 06826000).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum flood since at least 1826 occurred May 31, 1935, discharge, about 200,000 ft³ /s, based on slope-area measurement at Max, NE.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 26,800 ft³/s, July 31, 1962, gage height, 9.34 ft. Maximum gage height, 10.92 ft, May 28, 2015.