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Water-Year Summary for Site 06471065

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06471065 ELM RIVER NEAR FREDERICK, SD
LOCATION - Lat 45°50'15", long 98°42'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.08, T.127 N., R.65 W., Brown County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10160004, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Brown County Road 5, 1.7 mi downstream of Elm Lake Dam on Elm River, and 8.8 mi west of Frederick.
DRAINAGE AREA - 282 mi² of which 11 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1999 to current year (seasonal mean daily gage height and yearly instantaneous peak gage height and discharge).
GAGE - Seasonal water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,456 ft above NAVD88, from topographic map.  Prior to conversion to to NAVD88, datum was published as 1,455 ft above NGVD29, from topographic map.
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 Apr. 7, 2014 to May 20, 2014, which are fair. Satellite data-collection platform at station. Flow regulated to some extent for Aberdeen municipal water supply by rolled earth dam forming Elm Lake 1.7 mi upstream with a storage capacity of 15,200 acre-ft.