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Water-Year Summary for Site 05114000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05114000 SOURIS RIVER NEAR SHERWOOD, ND
LOCATION - Lat 48°59'24", long 101°57'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.33, T.164 N., R.87 W., Renville County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09010008, on right bank 3/4 mi south of International Boundary and 16 mi northwest of Sherwood.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,940 mi² of which 5,900 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1308: 1934, 1945. WSP 2113: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--March 11, 1930 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control.  Datum of gage is 1604.99 ft above NAVD88.  Datum was converted to NAVD88 using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool.  Prior to conversion to NAVD datum of gage was published as1603.73 ft, NGVD29. Prior to April 8, 1935, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - This station is one of the international gaging stations maintained by the United States under agreement with Canada.
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.--Flow is regulated by reservoirs in Canada:
Boundary Reservoir, 48,990 acre-ft - 1958;
Rafferty Reservoir, 356,400 acre-ft - 1991;
Alameda Reservoir, 85,560 acre-ft - 1992.
Total reservoir capacity is 490,950 acre-ft.
Some diversions for irrigation and municipal supply.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1927 reached a stage of about 22 ft and flood in 1904 reached a stage of about 25.8 ft from information by local residents.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1970, 1972 to current year.