USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06834000 Frenchman Creek at Palisade, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°21'06", long 101°07'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.36, T.5 N., R.34 W., Hayes County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10250005, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 6, 0.7 mi west of Palisade, 1.5 mi upstream from Stinking Water Creek, and at mile 30.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,300 mi² of which 190 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1894 to October 1896, June 1950 to current year. Published as Frenchman River at Palisade, October 1894 to October 1896 and October 1965 to September 1972.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,744.63 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). October 1894 to October 1896, non-recording gage at railroad bridge 0.4 mi downstream at different datum; June 1950 to Feb. 7, 1977, recording gage at site 2,000 ft upstream at datum 2,747.49 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29). Datum of gage from Feb. 8, 1977 to August 16, 2017 at 2,743.49 ft above NGVD29.
COOPERATION - Records provided by Nebraska Department of Natural Resources and reviewed by the U.S. Geological Survey.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Since beginning of storage in Enders Reservoir, maximum discharge, 5,560 ft³/s, June 17, 1956, gage height, 8.79 ft, at site and datum then in use; maximum gage height, 8.81 ft, June 22, 2011, at present datum.