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Water-Year Summary for Site 05484800

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05484800 Walnut Creek at Des Moines, IA
LOCATION - Lat 41°35'14", long 93°42'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.02, T.78 N., R.25 W., Polk County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100006, on left bank 25 ft downstream from bridge on 63rd Street in Des Moines, and 2.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 78.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR IA-73-1: 1972. WDR IA-75-1: 1973-1974.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1971 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 801.04 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Iowa Natural Resources Council).
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.