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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05487980 White Breast Creek near Dallas, IA
LOCATION - Lat 41°14'47.9", long 93°17'24.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.04, T.74 N., R.21 W., Marion County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100008, on right bank on upstream side of bridge on 30th Avenue, 2.3 mi northwest of Dallas, 1.0 mi upstream from Kirk Branch, and 22.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 333 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1962 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 762.83 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to October 29, 2008, at site 1.4 mi downstream at datum 3.62 ft lower.
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 11, 1962, reached a stage of 28.87 ft, from high-water mark, at datum then in use, discharge about 12,000 ft³/s. Flood of June 6, 1947, may have been slightly higher.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1968-1973.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Daily instantaneous values collected in conjunction with suspended-sediment samples, October 1968 to September 1973.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Daily instantaneous values collected in conjunction with suspended-sediment samples, October 1967 to September 1973.