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


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 05084000

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: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05084000 FOREST RIVER NEAR FORDVILLE, ND
LOCATION - Lat 48°11'50", long 97°43'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.32, T.155 N., R.55 W., Walsh County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020308, on right bank 50 ft upstream from highway bridge, 0.5 mi downstream from South Branch, and 3 mi southeast of Fordville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 456 mi² of which 120 mi² probably is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--April 1940 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,035 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 21, 1951, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft downstream at same datum.
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."

REGULATION.--Some regulation of high flows by temporary retention in several retarding basins above station. Retarding basins have a combined capacity of about 14,000 acre-ft.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow of 16,400 ft³/s on April 18, 1950, from rating curve extended above 5,600 ft³/s on basis of indirect measurement. Maximum peak stage of 14.48 ft on April 18, 1950, from floodmark.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1972 to current year.