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  • January 22, 2018 - USGS Water Data availability during lapse in Federal funding

    Due to a lapse in Federal funding, the U.S. Geological Survey must suspend those parts of its data collection and distribution processes requiring human intervention. However, automated reporting and serving of telemetered data will continue.

    Users may note some degradation in the quality and completeness of real-time streamflow, groundwater and water-quality data from some reporting stations due to the suspension of field calibrations and adjustments, especially as high flows occur, aquatic vegetation becomes dominant, or ice forms in high altitude streams. The USGS will continue to monitor some performance aspects of its network using a skeleton workforce.

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LOCATION.--Lat 46° 13'58", long 116° 01'21"(Rev.)(NAD83), in SW1/4 NE1/4 sec.1, T.33 N.,R.3 E., Lewis/Idaho County line, Kamiah quad., Hydrologic Unit 17060306, Nez Perce Indian Reservation, on left bank 0.25 mi downstream from highway bridge at Kamiah, 0.75 mi downstream from Lawyer Creek, 6 mi downstream from South Fork, and at mile 67.0.

DRAINAGE AREA.--4,827 mi2, revised. Mean elevation, 5,010 ft.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1910 to October 1965 (discontinued).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,162.52 ft above NGVD of 1929, supplementary adjustment of 1947. Prior to Oct. 2, 1934, staff or chain gages at site 300 ft downstream at same datum.

REMARKS.--Some diurnal regulation at low stages caused by powerplant on South Fork. Some small diversions from Selway River to Bitterroot River basin (1950).

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 103,000 ft3/s June 8, 1964, gage height, 19.16 ft; minimum, 179 ft3/s about Dec. 1, 1952, gage height, 1.98 ft.


Available Parameters Period of Record
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.) 1956-06-22  1959-07-20
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1910-08-20  1965-10-31

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Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.