Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our mobile dedicated web site here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 05065500

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 47°32'16", long 97°27'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.19, T.147 N., R.53 W., Traill County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020109, on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 18, 1.2 mi upstream from unnamed tributary, 4 mi downstream from Beaver Creek, and 5 mi northwest of Portland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 517 mi² of which 110 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--October 1939 to September 1975; water year 1976 (annual maximum only); October 1980 to September 1986 (seasonal records only water years 1983-86); March 2010 to current year (seasonal records only).

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--March 2010 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 961.57 ft above NAVD88. Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 960.44 ft. above NGVD of 1929 (levels by NDSWC, June 2011).

Previous locations and datums are as follows:

October 1, 1938 to September 30, 1956; A non-recording gage at site 2 mi upstream.  Datum was 978.76 ft above NGVD29.

October 1, 1956 to September 30, 1975; Water-stage recorder gage at site 75 ft upstream. Datum was 967.46 ft above NGVD29.

October 1, 1980 to September 30, 1986; Water-stage recorder gage at site 75 ft upstream. Datum was 967.46 ft above NGVD29.

REMARKS - 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 estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of April 20, 1979, reached a stage of 28.00 ft, present datum, from floodmark; discharge not determined.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 8,530 ft³/s, May 9, 1950, on basis of contracted opening measurement at site 2 mi upstream. Maximum peak stage, 27.10 ft, present datum (20.12 ft, site and datum then in use).