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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06426500 BELLE FOURCHE RIVER BELOW MOORCROFT, WY
LOCATION - Lat 44°19'19", long 104°56'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.17, T.50 N., R.67 W., Crook County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10120201, on right bank 3.1 mi upstream from bridge on Highway 14, and 4.0 mi northeast of Moorcroft.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,690 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1943 to September 1970, October 1975 to September 1983, October 1985 to September 1987, October 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,110 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to March 28, 1947, nonrecording gage, and March 28, 1947, to January 16, 1951, water-stage recorder at site 4 mi downstream from station at different datum. January 17, 1951, to September 1970, water-stage recorder at site 7.9 mi upstream from station at different datum. September 1970 to October 22, 1993, water-stage recorder at site 8.0 mi upstream from station at different datum. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -

10-10-2017 TO 10-09-2018: records good, except estimated records are poor.

10-06-2016 to 10-09-2017: records good, except estimated records, which are poor.

10-01-2015 to 10-05-2016:  Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015:  Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.  
10-01-2013 to 11-03-2014:  Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

Numerous small stockwater and soil conservation reservoirs upstream from station. Diversions for 
irrigation upstream from station. 

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1947-57, 1975-93, October 1994 to current year.