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Water-Year Summary for Site 06846500

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 39°59'06", long 100°33'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.10, T.1 S., R.29 W., Decatur County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10250014, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 83, 11 mi north of Oberlin, 1.0 mi south of Kansas-Nebraska State line, and at mile 107.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,680 mi² of which 200 mi² probably is noncontributing. Drainage Area 1,680; contributing drainage area 1,480 per automated delineation using 30-meter NHDPlus in Kansas StreamStats website 9/11/2017.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1510: 1947, 1950-51.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1945 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,520.33 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Aug. 19, 1971, at site 0.1 mi upstream at same datum. Aug. 19, 1971, to July 12, 1972, at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 5.00 ft lower.
REMARKS - Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in July 1944 reached a stage of 18.16 ft, from floodmark.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record--7,940 cfs June 11, 1960, gage height, 18.71 ft.
Maximum discharge at present site--2,830 cfs June 12, 1983, gage height, 16.94 ft.