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Water-Year Summary for Site 05056060

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
05056060 MAUVAIS COULEE TRIBUTARY NO. 3 NEAR CANDO, ND
LOCATION - Lat 48°27'27", long 99°13'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.06, T.157 N., R.66 W., Towner County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020201, at bridge 2.1 mi southwest of Cando.
DRAINAGE AREA - 60.2 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--1955-73 (annual maximum discharges only), 1986-88 (discharge measurements only), March 1989 to current year (seasonal records only).

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--March 1999 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,460 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to 1986, gage was at different datum.
REMARKS -

10/01/13-09/30/14: Records fair except those for discharges below 1.0 ft³/s and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/14-09/30/15: Records poor.

10/01/15-09/30/16: Records fair except those for discharges below 1.0 ft³/s and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/16-09/30/17: Records fair except those for discharges below 1.0 ft³/s and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2014.--Maximum peak flow, 454 ft³/s, May 1, peak stage, 7.87 ft; minimum daily flow, no flow on many days.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2015.--Maximum peak flow, 12 ft³/s, March 29, peak stage, 4.33 ft; maximum peak stage, 4.64 ft, July 18, backwater from beaver dam; no flow on many days.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2016.--Maximum peak flow, 56 ft³/s, August 11, peak stage, 6.24 ft; minimum daily flow, no flow on many days.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2017.--Maximum peak flow, 1,030 ft³/s, March 30, peak stage, 9.28 ft; no flow on many days.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 2,300 ft³/s, April 14, 1969, peak stage, 9.35 ft, datum then in use; maximum peak stage, 11.18 ft, April 14, 2011.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1986 to current year.