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Water-Year Summary for Site 06430500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 44°34'18.91", long 104°03'11.02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.7 N., R.1 E., Butte County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10120203, on left bank 800 ft downstream from State line, 5.7 mi upstream from Crow Creek, and 12 mi southwest of Belle Fourche, SD.
DRAINAGE AREA - 479 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1309: 1931(M), 1936-37(M). WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1929 to September 1931 and February 1936 to July 1937 (published as "near Beulah, WY"), June 1954 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,410.62 ft above NAVD of 1988. Apr. 25, 1929, to Sept. 30, 1931, and Feb. 28, 1936, to Jul. 31, 1937, nonrecording gage at site 2 mi upstream at different datum.
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, Sept. 4, 2019 to Oct. 16, 2019, which are fair, and estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted. Large diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Total flow passing State line may be obtained by adding flow at Murray Ditch above Headgate at Wyoming-South Dakota Stateline. Satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,440 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement, Aug. 22, 1973, gage height, 12.19 ft; minimum daily discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Aug. 13-15, 1929, during partial year.