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USGS 05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 41°36'45",   Longitude 93°37'15"   NAD27
Polk County, Iowa, Hydrologic Unit 07100004
Drainage area: 6,245 square miles
Datum of gage: 773.74 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1996-10-01  2020-07-14  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius -- sediment station  1954-11-03  1961-09-29  2386 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2013-09-19  2020-07-14  2476 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1915-03-01  2020-07-13  25698 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter -- sediment station  1954-11-03  1961-09-29  2420 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day -- sediment station  1954-11-01  1961-09-29  2525 
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, total, short tons per day as nitrogen  2013-09-24  2020-07-14  2250 
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen  2013-09-19  2020-07-14  2314 
 Daily Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2013-09-19  2020-06-01 2433 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1915-03-01  2020-04-22 25617 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter -- sediment station  1954-11-03  1961-09-29 2420 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day -- sediment station  1954-11-01  1961-09-29 2525 
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, total, short tons per day as nitrogen  2013-09-24  2017-12-30 1340 
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen  2013-09-19  2020-06-01 2271 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2013-09  2020-06  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1915-03  2020-04  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter -- sediment station  1954-11  1961-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day -- sediment station  1954-11  1961-09  
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, total, short tons per day as nitrogen  2013-09  2017-12  
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen  2013-09  2020-06  
 Annual Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2013  2020  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1915  2020  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter -- sediment station  1955  1961  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day -- sediment station  1955  1961  
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, total, short tons per day as nitrogen  2013  2018  
    Nitrate plus nitrite, water, in situ, milligrams per liter as nitrogen  2013  2020  
 Peak streamflow 1902-07-10  2018-10-12  73 
 Field measurements 1902-10-20  2020-06-08  660 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1944-06-17  2019-09-16  73 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2019  14 
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