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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06065500 MISSOURI RIVER BELOW HAUSER DAM, NEAR HELENA, MT
LOCATION - Lat 46°45'58.29", long 111°53'19.66" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.29, T.12 N., R.2 W., Lewis and Clark County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030101, 0.2 mi downstream from Hauser Dam, 1.3 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, 15 miles northeast of Helena, and at river mile 2,237.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16,669 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - 2009 MT-2012-1 (Gage height).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1923 to September 1942, October 1994 to current year. Monthly means for October, November, and December 1922 were from Congressional documents: 73rd Congress, 2nd session, H. Doc. 238, Missouri River. Published figures are in acre feet.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,580 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Feb. 1, 1940, water-stage recorder 0.2 mi upstream at different datum. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter is located at the station.
REMARKS -
10/02/2018 to 10/01/2019: records are good.
11/22/2017 to 10/01/2018: records are good, except estimated records are fair.
10/27/2016 to 11/21/2017: records are good. 
11/12/2015 to 10/26/2016: records are good.
06/15/2015 to 11/11/2015: records are good. 
11/19/2014 to 06/14/2015: records are good. 
10/01/2013 to 11/19/2014: records are good. 

Flow is regulated by eight small irrigation reservoirs and two power plants, Clark Canyon Reservoir 
(station number 06015300) and Canyon Ferry Lake (station number 06058500). Diversions for irrigation 
include about 594,400 acres.