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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 45°50'30", long 92°56'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.26, T.39 N., R.21 W., Pine County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07030004, on left bank at site of former power plant and dam, 0.5 mi downstream from Cross Lake and 1.5 mi northeast of Pine City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 974 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - 1999-2002, summary statistics revised in 2003.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1913 to September 1917, July 1951 to Sept. 1981, Oct. 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 919.00 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). June 25, 1913 to Sept. 30, 1917, non-recording gage at site 500 ft downstream at different datum. July l to Oct. 28, 1951, non-recording gage at present site and datum.
COOPERATION - This station is operated in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Ecological and Water Resources.
REMARKS - Prior to 1940, partly regulated at lower flows by dam for powerplant. Dam was located approximately 100 feet upstream from gage. Powerplant was operated from about 1912 to 1940, when dam was damaged and powerplant no longer operational.

Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 14,300 ft³/s, gage height, 10.38 ft, July 27, 1972. Minimum discharge, 5.5 ft³/s, Oct. 1, 1964 (result of dam rehabilitation).