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Water-Year Summary for Site 05452000

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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
05452000 Salt Creek near Elberon, IA
LOCATION - Lat 41°57'50.98", long 92°18'47.67" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.25, T.83 N., R.13 W., Tama County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07080208, on left bank 20 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 30, 3.0 mi south of Elberon, 2.0 mi upstream from Hog Run, and 10.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 201 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1438: Drainage area. WSP 1558: 1946.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1945 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 783.34 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 15, 1945, and June 14, 1947, to February 10, 1949, non-recording gage on upstream side of bridge at same datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 16, 1944, reached a stage of 19.9 ft, from high-water mark on downstream side of bridge, discharge about 30,000 ft³/s.