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Water-Year Summary for Site 06449500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 43°19'32", long 100°53'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.39 N., R.30 W., Todd County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10140203, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 18, 0.3 mi downstream from Scabby Creek, 0.7 mi downstream from Soldier Creek, and 6.4 mi north of Rosebud.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,033 mi² of which 54 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1309: 1946(M). WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1943 to current year. Prior to October 1965, published as South Fork White River near Rosebud.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,296.25 ft above NAVD88. Prior to conversion to NAVD88, datum was published as 2,294.99 ft above NGVD29. Prior to May 11, 1948, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 2,294.99 ft above NGVD29.
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 those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Some small diversions for irrigation and some storage in several small lakes above station. Satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,640 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,300 ft³/s, June 11, 1967, gage height, 14.09 ft; minimum daily discharge, 10 ft³/s, Jan. 4, 1949, also Feb. 20, 1955.