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Water-Year Summary for Site 06803486

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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06803486 Oak Creek at Air Park Road at Lincoln, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°51'19", long 96°46'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.7, T.10 N., R.6 E., Lancaster County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200203, on left bank downstream of bridge on Air Park Road immediately west of NW 42nd Street in West Lincoln Industrial Park.
DRAINAGE AREA - 240 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1999 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 1,142.86 ft above sea level. Nebraska Department of Natural Resources operated gage May 1987 to Mar. 25, 1999, at present site, and Mar. 26, 1999 to Mar. 14, 2000, at temporary site 1.0 mi downstream, both at same datum.
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 fair to good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,730 ft³/s, July 24, 1993, gage height, 22.66 ft; minimum daily discharge, 2.6 ft³/s, July 24, 1990, during period of gage operation by Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Since WY 2000 maximum peak flow, 6,360 ft³/s, March 13, 2019, gage height, 18.37 ft.