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Water-Year Summary for Site 06468250

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06468250 JAMES RIVER ABOVE ARROWWOOD LAKE NEAR KENSAL, ND
LOCATION - Lat 47°23'59", long 98°47'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.02, T.145 N., R.64 W., Foster County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 10160001, on right bank 20 ft upstream from bridge, 8 mi northwest of Kensal.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,200 mi² of which 750 mi² probably is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--October 1985 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,440 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS -

10/01/13-09/30/14: Records good except those for discharges less than 1.0 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/14-09/30/15: Records good except those for discharges less than 1.0 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/15-09/30/16: Records good except those for discharges less than 1.0 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/16-09/30/17: Records good except those for discharges less than 1.0 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2015.--Maximum peak flow, 94 ft³/s, June 7, peak stage, 3.11 ft.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 8,470 ft³/s, April 18, 2009, peak stage, 14.70 ft. Maximum peak stage, 16.69 ft, April 28, 2009, backwater from Arrowwood Lake and Jamestown Reservoir.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1985 to current year.