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Water-Year Summary for Site 06093200

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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 48°22'10.02", long 112°48'06.41" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.8, T.30 N., R.9 W., Glacier County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030201, Blackfeet Indian Reservation, on left bank, 3.4 mi downstream from point of diversion to Four Horns Canal, 15.5 mi southeast of Browning, and at river mile 11.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 153 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1973 to September 2007; water year 2008 annual maximums; October 2008 to current year. Records prior to October 2006 equivalent to those published as Badger Creek near Browning (station number 06092500) if diversion to Four Horns Canal is added to flow past station.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,140 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. May 1951 to September 1973, water-stage recorder at site 3.4 mi upstream (station number 06092500) at different elevation.
10/05/2018 to 10/17/2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.    
10/26/2017 to 10/04/2018: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
11/01/2016 to 10/25/2017: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10/07/2015 to 10/31/2016: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10/04/2014 to 10/06/2015: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10/01/2013 to 10/03/2014: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
Four Horns Canal diverts water from right bank in NE1/4 sec.24, T.30 N., R.10 W., at diversion
dam 3.4 mi upstream for irrigation of about 6,000 acres downstream from station. Recorded
diversions of Four Horns Canal are no longer available after October 2006. 


EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 49,700 ft³/s, June 8, 1964, gage height, 10.37 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, as determined at Badger Creek near Browning site (station number 06092500) 3.4 mi upstream.