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Water-Year Summary for Site 06873000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 39°22'36", long 99°34'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.08, T.8 S., R.20 W., Rooks County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10260013, on right bank 0.4 mi downstream from county highway bridge, 4.0 mi north of Damar, 7.0 mi downstream from Wild Horse Creek, and 11 mi upstream from Webster Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,040 mi². approximately.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1440: 1945-48, 1950.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1945 to current year. Prior to October 1953, published as "at Webster."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,933.66 ft above sea level NAVD 88 from the results of a static survey of RM2S using Trimble R8 equipment conducted on 7/16/21 by J. Hawkins USGS. Prior to May 17, 1946, nonrecording gage, May 17, 1946, to May 20, 1951, water-stage recorder, and May 21 to Sept. 30, 1951, nonrecording gage, all at site 8.0 mi downstream at datum 91.52 ft lower. Oct. 1, 1951, to May 22, 1952, nonrecording gage at bridge near Stockton, 23 mi downstream, at different datum. May 23, 1952, to May 23, 1954, water-stage recorder at original site and datum. May 31, 1954, to Sept. 30, 1999, water-stage recorder at county highway bridge 4.0 mi north of Damar at datum 3 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1999, supplementary water-stage recorder converted to water-stage recorder gage at site 0.4 mi downstream at present site and datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Natural flow affected by groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1908, 13.4 ft, June 1908, present site and datum, discharge not determined, from information obtained from Kansas Highway Commission.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage at current site was 13.56 ft., gage datum, recorded on May 29, 2018; discharge 15,900 cfs.