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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 46°22'40", long 94°10'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.18, T.45 N., R.30 W., Crow Wing County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010104, on left bank in hydropower plant of Wausau Paper Corporation in Brainerd, 12.7 mi upstream from Crow Wing River, and at mile 1,003.7 upstream from Ohio River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7,320 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1987 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1147.62 ft above sea level NAVD88.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Winnibigoshish Lake, Leech Lake, Pokegama Lake, Big Sandy Lake, Pine River Reservoir at Cross Lake, and hydropower plant in Brainerd.

Daily discharge records good except those for estimated daily-mean discharge, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 17,900 ft³/s, gage-height, 17.61 ft., June 28, 2012; maximum daily-mean discharge, 17,700 ft³/s. June 28 and 29, 2012; Minimum discharge, 203 ft³/s, Nov. 30, 2006 (due to regulation).