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Water-Year Summary for Site 04097540

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
04097540 PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR NOTTAWA, MI
LOCATION - Lat 41°53'18", long 85°24'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.06, T.7 S., R.9 W., St. Joseph County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04050001, on upstream side of bridge on State Highway 66, 3.0 mi upstream from unnamed tributary, and 3.0 mi southeast of Nottawa.
DRAINAGE AREA - 106 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1962 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Elevation of gage is 850 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Since 1987, some diversion by pumping for sprinkler irrigation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 811 ft³/s, Feb. 23, 2018, gage height, 6.80 ft; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft³/s, July 17, 2012.