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USGS 05317000 COTTONWOOD RIVER NEAR NEW ULM, MN

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 44°17'21.81",   Longitude 94°26'18.98"   NAD83
Brown County, Minnesota, Hydrologic Unit 07020008
Drainage area: 1,300 square miles
Datum of gage: 820 feet above   NAVD88.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1993-10-01  2018-11-15  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1970-10-03  1973-04-08  245 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-07-01  2018-11-14  32734 
    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius  1972-10-01  1973-05-13  71 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12-13  1976-09-12  954 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12-13  1976-09-12  954 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-07-01  2018-04-25 32539 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12-13  1976-09-12 954 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12-13  1976-09-12 954 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909-07  2018-04  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1967-12  1976-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1967-12  1976-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909  2018  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1968  1976  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1968  1976  
 Peak streamflow 1910-03-11  2017-05-22  91 
 Field measurements 1947-07-08  2018-10-10  285 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1960-10-03  2018-06-27  515 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2017  12 
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