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Water-Year Summary for Site 06762500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06762500 Lodgepole Creek at Bushnell, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 41°13'40", long 103°53'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.31, T.15 N., R.57 W., Kimball County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10190016, on left bank at North end of State Highway 53c bridge, 0.1 mi south of Bushnell.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,214 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1390: 1933, 1935, 1937-38, 1941, 1948-49. WSP 1730: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1931 to September 1991. October 2002 to current year. Records for March to September 1931 at site 1.5 mi upstream not equivalent owing to diversions. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum elevation is 4,843.31 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Mar. 16, 1938, non-recording gage; Mar. 26, 1938 to July 2, 1981, water-stage recorder; July 3, 1981 to Sept. 30, 1981, non-recording gage at site 1.7 mi downstream at datum 31.01 ft lower. Oct. 1, 1981 to Sept. 30, 1991, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 2.00 ft higher.
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, unless otherwise noted. Natural flow of stream affected by groundwater withdrawals and diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Diversions for irrigation of about 12,600 acres above station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 16,500 ft³/s, September 15, 1950, from rating curve extended above 2,700 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement, gage height, 9.98 ft, datum then in use. Maximum peak stage, 10.06 ft, July 2, 1981, from floodmark, site and datum then in use.