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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05317200 LITTLE COTTONWOOD RIVER NEAR COURTLAND, MN
LOCATION - Lat 44°14'47", long 94°20'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.17, T.109 N., R.29 W., Blue Earth County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07020007, on right bank 30 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 68, 0.7 mi above mouth, 1.5 mi south of Courtland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 170 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Unpublished: 1977 discharges less than 0.1 cfs should be considered '< 0.1 cfs', not the more precise values that were published.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1973 to June 2010 (discontinued). September 1969 to September 1973, operated as a low-flow station only.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 788.25 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929).
REMARKS - Records good except those for the period estimated daily discharges, which are fair to poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,060 ft³/s, stage 12.14 ft June 17, 2016; minimum discharge, <0.10 ft³/s, Sept. 17, 1977.