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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05385500 SOUTH FORK ROOT RIVER NEAR HOUSTON, MN
LOCATION - Lat 43°44'19", long 91°33'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.9, T.103 N., R.6 W., Houston County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07040008, at bridge on State Highway 76, 0.5 mile upstream from Badger Creek, 1.5 mile south of Houston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 275 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1388: 1953. WSP 1914: 1956(M), 1959(P), 1960.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1953 to November 1983, daily-discharge record; 1984 to 2012, operated as high-flow partial-record station, September 2012 to current year, daily-discharge record .
GAGE - Recording gage.
REMARKS - Record good to fair except those for estimated daily-mean discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 13,800 ft³/s, June 1, 2000, gage height, 14.90 ft; maximum gage height, 15.21 ft, June 23, 2013; minimum discharge 11 ft³/s, Nov. 28, 1961.