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Water-Year Summary for Site 05046475

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 46°16'57", long 96°34'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.04, T.132 N., R.47 W., Wilkin County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020104, on State Highway 210 on the north side of Breckenridge, MN.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--June 2005 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--June 2005 to current year (periods of flow only).

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 940.03 ft above NAVD88 (levels by USACE, April 2017). Prior to conversion to NAVD88, datum was published as 939.24 ft above NGVD of 1929. 


These surface-water records are for the flood flows that are diverted around Breckenridge.

Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2014 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2014 onward, records good except for the 2019 water year, when record was fair and the 2020 and 2021 water year, when record was poor.  Discharges below 5 ft³/sec and estimated discharges are poor, unless otherwise noted.

REGULATION.--Flow regulated by Orwell Reservoir, flood storage capacity, 13,300 acre-ft at elevation 1,070 ft above mean sea level, adjustment of 1912.