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Water-Year Summary for Site 05481300

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°15'07", long 93°59'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.21, T.86 N., R.27 W., Webster County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100004, on right downstream side of bridge on State Highway 175, 4.0 mi southwest of Stratford, 0.1 mi downstream from Skillet Creek, 7.3 mi downstream from Boone River, and 265.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,452 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1967 to current year. April 1920 to September 1968, at site 18.5 mi downstream published as "near Boone" (station 05481500). Records are not equivalent because of difference in drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 894.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center. Occasional minor regulation caused by dam at Fort Dodge.