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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06605000 Ocheyedan River near Spencer, IA
LOCATION - Lat 43°07'39.6", long 95°12'37.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.16, T.96 N., R.37 W., Clay County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 10230003, on right bank on downstream side of bridge on County Highway M38, 1.0 mi west of Spencer, and 4.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 426 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1977 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1957-1961, 1964, 1966-1968, 1970, 1971, 1974-1977.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,311.89 ft. above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 8, 1953, reached a stage of 12.89 ft, discharge 26,000 ft³/s, on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow.