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Water-Year Summary for Site 06478600

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 43°26'43", long 97°06'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.33, T.100 N., R.53 W., Turner County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10170102, on left bank at downstream end of county highway bridge, 4.1 mi upstream from the confluence with West Fork Vermillion River, 14.5 mi west of Tea, and 3.5 mi north-northeast of Parker.
DRAINAGE AREA - 924 mi² of which 478 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-97-1: 1996 (daily discharges, June 2-5, 21), 1996 (M), WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area. Discharge for the period Oct. 18, 2018, to Oct. 29, 2019, was revised on Nov. 30, 2020, based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,321 ft above NAVD88, from topographic map.  Prior to conversion to NAVD88, datum was published as 1,320 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 Oct. 13 - 22, 2020 and Mar. 12, 2021 to Oct. 12, 2021, which are fair and those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Satellite data-collection platform at station. Flow affected by East Vermillion Lake Reservoir, capacity, 550 acres, located about 20 mi upstream.