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Water-Year Summary for Site 06479770

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Available Parameters
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
06479770 BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR BRUCE, SD
LOCATION - Lat 44°28'03.2", long 96°53'13.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.36, T.112 N., R.51 W., Brookings County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10170202, on right bank at downstream end of county highway bridge, 7.4 mi downstream from confluence with Peg Munky Run, 4.9 mi east-northeast of Oakwood Lakes State Park, and 1.8 mi north of Bruce.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,396 mi² of which 847 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 1,621 ft above NAVD88, from topographic map. Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 1,620 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 June 1, 2014 to July 15, 2014, Oct. 9, 2014 to Nov. 5, 2014, Apr. 1 - 8, 2018, Apr. 21, 2018 to May 4, 2018, and Mar. 19, 2021 to Sept. 8, 2021 which are fair and those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Satellite data-collection platform at station.