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Water-Year Summary for Site 06485950

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean) [(2)]  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06485950 Big Sioux River at Sioux City, IA
LOCATION - Lat 42°31'28", long 96°28'48.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.14, T.89 N., R.48 W., Woodbury County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 10170203, on right bank 30 ft downstream from Military Road in North Sioux City, 5.1 mi upstream from the Missouri River, and 1.0 mi east of exit 2 off of Interstate 29.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,430 mi² of which 884 mi² probably is noncontributing. 8,430 mi² of which 884 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2015 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,060 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2015 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2015 onward, records fair except those for Mar. 1, 2015 to Oct. 3, 2015, Oct. 26 - 30, 2015, Nov. 14 - 19, 2015 and those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Satellite data-collection platform at station.