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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 46°51'00", long 96°19'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.14, T.139 N., R.45 W., Clay County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020106, near left downstream end of bridge on farm lane, 2 mi southwest of Hawley.
DRAINAGE AREA - 325 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1308: 1945-46(M), 1948(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1945 to current year. Water year 1981 (annual maximum only); March 1982 to September 1985 (no winter records).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1113.02 ft. NAVD88, surveyed by USGS in 2020. 1,111.91 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). Prior to Jan. 29, 1953, non-recording gage at bridge 1,800 ft upstream at datum 3.17 ft lower.
REMARKS - Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, about 11.3 ft, present datum, spring of 1921, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,420 ft³/s, gage height, 10.82 ft. Apr. 1, 2006; maximum daily-mean discharge, 2,360 ft³/s, Apr. 6, 1997 (estimated daily-mean, backwater from ice); maximum gage height, 10.86 ft, June 22, 2000; minimum discharge, 2.8 ft³/s, Aug. 26, 1977.