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Water-Year Summary for Site 05058700

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

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 46°26'49", long 97°40'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.02, T.134 N., R.56 W., Ransom County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020204, on left bank 150 ft downstream from dam at State Fish Hatchery at north edge of city of Lisbon, 3 mi upstream from Timber Coulee, and at mile 162.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,190 mi² of which 5,700 mi² probably is noncontributing. including 3,800 mi² in closed basins.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1728: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--September 1956 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1067.37 ft above North American Vertical Datum 1988 (NAVD88, survey done by USGS) and 1,066.46 ft. above National Geodetic Vertical Datum 1929 (NGVD29).

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 2020, 2021 and 2022 water years, when record was fair.  Estimated discharges are poor, unless otherwise noted.

REGULATION.--Flow regulated by Baldhill Dam (station 05058000), 108.5 mi upstream.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 1950, reached an elevation of 1080.29 ft. or 13.83 ft. at current gage datum (from 1950 flood report, WSP 1137-B). Elevation recorded at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gaging station in Lisbon.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1956 to 2012.