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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05305000 CHIPPEWA RIVER NEAR WATSON, MN
LOCATION - Lat 45°01'16", long 95°47'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.22, T.118 N., R.41 W., Chippewa County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07020005, 150 feet downstream from County Road 13 bridge and dam, one mile north of Watson, and 12.1 miles above confluence with Minnesota River.
DRAINAGE AREA - (2040 sq. miles, from StreamStats, 2012)
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2010 to current year. Seasonal record from 1910 to 1917 and 1931 to 1936, and high-flow partial-record station October 2001 to September 2010.
GAGE - Recording gage. Datum of gage is 900.00 ft. msl (NGVD 1929).
REMARKS - Discharges good except for those for estimated days, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 9,700 ft³/s, gage height, 17.86 ft (site and datum then in use), Apr. 4, 1916; maximum stage, 45.44 ft, maximum discharge 4650 ft³/s, Mar 17, 2010;  Maximum gage height 48.44 ft., backwater from ice dam, HWM recovered, associated discharge undetermined, March 26, 2019;