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Water-Year Summary for Site 05056265

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05056265 BIG COULEE AT HWY 2 NEAR CHURCHS FERRY, ND
LOCATION - Lat 48°15'42", long 99°11'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.07, T.155 N., R.66 W., Ramsey County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020201, on US Highway 2, 0.8 mi east of Churchs Ferry, ND.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,260 mi² of which 140 mi² probably is non-contributing. Drainage area reduced from approximately 2,510 mi² with the completion of Channel A in March 1979.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--March to October 2006, April 2011 to September 2012 (miscellaneous discharge measurements only).

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--March to October 2006, February 2012 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,400.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS -

Gage heights are frequently affected by wind. Records equivalent to station 05056270 which was operated for Water Years 1998 to 1999 (seasonal records only) and Water Years 2000 to 2010 (miscellaneous discharge measurements only).

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2014.--Maximum recorded gage height, 53.70 ft, June 19, 28, wind aided; maximum daily gage height, 53.67 ft, July 4, wind aided; minimum daily gage height, 52.39 ft, November 9, wind aided.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2015.--Maximum recorded gage height, 52.62 ft, October 1; maximum daily gage height, 52.48 ft, October 1; minimum daily gage height, 50.81 ft, September 30.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2016.--Maximum recorded gage height, 50.97 ft, October 2, wind aided; maximum daily gage height, 50.94 ft, October 2, wind aided; minimum daily gage height, 49.89 ft, November 19, wind aided.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2017.--Maximum recorded gage height, 52.08 ft, April 14, 24, May 7, wind aided; maximum daily gage height, 52.06 ft, April 11, 12, 13; minimum daily gage height, 50.01 ft, November 19.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height recorded, 54.62 ft, June 29, 2011; maximum daily gage height, 54.60 ft, June 29, 2011; minimum daily gage height, 47.45 ft, September 30, 2006.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2011 to April 2012.
REMARKS - Previously sampled at station 05056270 for Water Years 1958, 1961 to 1999, and 2001 to 2010.