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Water-Year Summary for Site 06134000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 49°01'34.81", long 112°58'10.91" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, UNSPECIFIED, Hydrologic Unit is unknown, in SW1/4NE1/4 sec.11, T.1, R.23 W., fourth meridian, in Alberta, Hydrologic Unit 10050001, on right bank 0.4 mi upstream from highway bridge, 1.6 mi north of international boundary, 2.8 mi east of Whiskey Gap, Alberta, 11 mi southeast of Kimball, Alberta, and at river mile 49.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 99.2 mi². revised. Area at site used Apr. 12, 1930 to Aug. 15, 1962, 97.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Water Supply Paper 1309: 1909-13, 1915, maximum discharge (M); 1920 (M); 1937 (M). WSP 1559: 1948 (M). WSP 1729: 1944( M). W 1983: Drainage area. WDR MT-2013: Drainage area. See also PERIOD OF RECORD.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1909 to October 1912 (seasonal records only), January 1913 to October 1922, March 1923 to current season (seasonal records only). Records for November and December 1912, published in Water Supply Paper (WSP) 1309, have been found to be unreliable and should not be used. Published as "near Kimball, Alberta" 1913-16. Prior to February 1962, published as North Fork Milk River near international boundary.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,112.16 ft, referenced to the Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum 1928. Prior to May 1913, nonrecording gage located at site 2 mi downstream at different elevation. May 1, 1913, to Apr. 11, 1930, water-stage recorder located 700 ft downstream at different elevation. Apr. 12, 1930, to Aug. 15, 1962, water-stage recorder located 1,500 ft downstream at different elevation.
COOPERATION - This is one of a number of stations which are maintained jointly by Canada and the United States.
REMARKS - Beginning in 1917, flow increased during irrigation season by water from St. Mary Canal (station number 05018500). Several small diversions for irrigation occur upstream from station.