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Water-Year Summary for Site 06769000

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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
06769000 Buffalo Creek near Overton, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°44'04", long 99°30'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.20, T.9 N., R.19 W., Dawson County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200101, on downstream side of State Highway 30 bridge, 1.7 mi east of Overton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 175 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to September 1958. April 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,297.45 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. April 1996 to September 2009 at datum 2,296.67 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. October 1949 to September 1958 at datum 2,297.08 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
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. Spring and summer flows affected by fluctuating inflows from the Dawson County Canal.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Extremes and statistics are for water years 1949-1958, and 1996-current year only. Maximum peak flow, 527 ft³/s, March 15, 2019, gage height, 11.33 ft. Maximum peak stage, 11.40 ft, July 10, 2019, discharge, 478 ft³/s.