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Water-Year Summary for Site 06354000

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06354000 CANNONBALL RIVER AT BREIEN, ND
LOCATION - Lat 46°22'34", long 100°56'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.36, T.134 N., R.82 W., Morton County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 10130206, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 6, 1,100 ft downstream from Dogtooth Creek, and 0.6 mi southeast of Breien.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,100 mi². approximately.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 786: 1934. WSP 1146: 1943. WSP 1279: 1936-37(M), 1947(M). WSP 1509: 1955(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--August 1934 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1674.9 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29) datum was converted to NAVD88 datum using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool in November, 2017. Prior to October 1, 2017, datum was published as 1,673.54 ft above the NGVD29, and was determined from USC & GS benchmark at Breien.

Previous locations and datums are as follows:

Prior to June 12, 1973, at site 50 ft upstream at datum 1,677.9 ft NAVD88.

From June 12, 1973, to April 8, 1980; Site located 450 ft downstream at datum 1,676.9 ft NAVD88.

From April 8, 1980 to July 1, 1985; Site located 450 ft downstream at present datum.

REMARKS - REGULATION.--Some storage in several small lakes above station.
Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2014 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2014 onward, records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 94,800 ft³/s, April 19, 1950, from rating curve extended above 16,000 ft³/s on basis of indirect measurement of discharge. Maximum peak stage, 22.30 ft, April 19, 1950, from flood mark, site and datum then in use.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1946-50, 1971 to 2013.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION AND DISCHARGE: May 1948 to July 1951, July 1959 to September 1976. Daily suspended-sediment discharge for May 1948 to September 1971 furnished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 7,200 mg/L, September 4, 1973; minimum daily mean, 10 mg/L, February 1 - 13, 1972, January 13 - 15, 1974. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Maximum daily, 903,000 tons/day, April 19, 1950; minimum daily, 0.0 tons/day, many days in most years.