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Water-Year Summary for Site 06440000

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean) [(2)]  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 44°22'23", long 100°22'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.32, T.111 N., R.79 W., Hughes County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10140101, on left bank downstream from Dakota Minnesota and Eastern Railroad bridge, 1.3 mi upstream from Bad River, 5.8 mi downstream from Oahe Dam, and at mile 1,066.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 243,500 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1929 to September 1965, October 1988 to current year (daily gage height). Daily discharges, October 1929 to September 1965.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,414.26 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Mar. 11, 1932, chain gage at same site at datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - For Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2018, records good except those for Dec. 12 - 15, 2014, which are fair. Stage regulated by Big Bend Dam approximately 82 mi downstream. Flow regulated by Oahe Dam 5.8 mi upstream. Gage heights for period of October 1965 to September 1988 in files of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Daily discharge for period October 1996 to September 2000 in files of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Satellite data-collection platform at station.