USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06450500 LITTLE WHITE RIVER BELOW WHITE RIVER, SD
LOCATION - Lat 43°36'05", long 100°44'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.23, T.42 N., R.29 W., Mellette County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10140203, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 83, 1.3 mi downstream from Pine Creek, and 2.0 mi north of town of White River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,549 mi² of which 54 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to current year. Prior to October 1965, published as South Fork White River below White River.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,914.19 ft above NAVD88. Prior to conversion to NAVD 88, datum was published as 1,912.78 ft above NGVD29. Prior to Jun. 8, 1968, gage located at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 1,908.28 ft above NGVD29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 13,700 ft³/s, June 12, 1967, gage height, 10.02 ft, site and datum then in use; maximum gage height, 15.46 ft, present site and datum, from floodmarks; minimum daily discharge, 7.0 ft³/s, July 31, Aug. 31, and Sept. 1, 1952.