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Water-Year Summary for Site 05051500
Red River Only discharge does not include Otter Tail River Diversion (05046475) flow. Discharge includes combined daily flows from Red River of the North and Otter Tail River Diversion channel since June 2005.
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 estimated discharges, which 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; Mud Lake, flood storage capacity, 78,600 acre-ft at elevation 981 ft above mean sea level, adjustment of 1912; Lake Traverse, flood storage capacity, 75,100 acre-ft at elevation 981 ft above mean sea level, adjustment of 1912; and numerous other controlled lakes, ponds and several powerplants.
DIVERSION.--Since June 2005, Otter Tail River flows are partially diverted around Breckenridge, MN. The diverted flows are measured at streamflow station Otter Tail River Diversion at Breckenridge, MN (station 05046475). Figures of discharge given here include flow through the Red River only as well as combined flows from the Red River and from station 05046475.