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Water-Year Summary for Site 06410500

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06410500 RAPID CREEK ABOVE PACTOLA RESERVOIR, AT SILVER CITY, SD
LOCATION - Lat 44°05'05", long 103°34'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.36, T.2 N., R.4 E., Pennington County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10120110, on right bank, 0.8 mi west of Silver City, and 3.0 mi downstream from Slate Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 293 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1953 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of the gage is 4620.59 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). Datum was converted to NAVD88 datum using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool in Sept. 2020. Prior to October 1, 2020, datum was published as 4620.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Bureau of Reclamation bench mark).
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 June 10, 2016 to Nov. 16, 2016, Jul. 9-13, 2019, Jul. 16 to Aug. 6, 2019 and May 18 to Jun. 2, 2020, which are fair, and estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted. Flow regulated by Deerfield Dam on Castle Creek since December 1945. Satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,060 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, May 15, 1965, gage height, 10.44 ft.