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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
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.
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.

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 discharges less than 1.0 ft³/s and estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.

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.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1985 to 2012.