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Water-Year Summary for Site 06400875

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06400875 HORSEHEAD CREEK AT OELRICHS, SD
LOCATION - Lat 43°11'17", long 103°13'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.07, T.10 S., R.8 E., Fall River County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10120106, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on Highway 18, 1.5 mi upstream from Lone Well Creek, and 0.6 mi northeast of Oelrichs.
DRAINAGE AREA - 188 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun. 1983 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 3,316.30 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - 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 Jun. 16 to Aug. 1, 2020 and estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted. Diversions for irrigation of 624 acres upstream from station. Satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Minimum daily discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Oct. 1, 1983, no flow for many days in most years.