USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05060500 RUSH RIVER AT AMENIA, ND
LOCATION - Lat 47°01'00", long 97°12'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.24, T.141 N., R.52 W., Cass County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020204, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 18 and 0.6 mi north of Amenia.
DRAINAGE AREA - 116 mi².
WSP 1728: Drainage area.
Discharges were revised for Feb. 14-April 7, 2020 on Aug. 1, 2020 based on information from flows at rapid deployment station upstream.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--August 1946 to current year.
DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
- Water-stage recorder and V-notch sharp crested weir. The weir was damaged and has not been effective since December 19, 2011. Datum of gage is 941.88 ft above NAVD 88 (Levels by USGS, August 2018). Datum previously noted as 943 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map.
Previous locations and datums;
August 1946 to October 6, 1947, non-recording gage on railroad bridge 0.25 mi upstream, at
datum 943 ft above NGVD29.
October 7, 1947 to September 30, 1956, non-recording gage on bridge 150 ft upstream of railroad bridge (0.25 mi upstream) at datum 943 ft above NGVD29.
October 1, 1956 to June 9, 1961, non-recording gage at site 150 ft upstream of railroad bridge (0.25 mi upstream) at datum 940 ft above NGVD29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 3,490 ft³/s, April 19, 1979, peak stage, 10.37 ft. Maximum peak stage, 12.15 ft, March 23, 1966, backwater from ice.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1972 to current year.