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Water-Year Summary for Site 06876700

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06876700 SALT CREEK NEAR ADA, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°08'20.86", long 97°50'11.58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.36, T.10 S., R.5 W., Ottawa County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10260015, on left bank at downstream side of county highway bridge, 3.0 mi southeast of Ada, and at mile 19.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 406 mi². Per automated delineation using 30-meter NHDPlus in Kansas StreamStats website 9/11/2017.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1959 to current year.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,248.07 ft. above mean sea level. (NAVD88) Obtained Apr. 8, 2021 with Trimble R10.

Old datum of gage was 1,247.18 ft above NGVD of 1929.

REMARKS - Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1942 reached a stage of about 21 ft, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Maximum stage known since at least 1897, that of May 23,1961, gage-height 23.25 ft, discharge 16,000 cfs.

Flood of Oct. 12, 1973 reached a peak of 21.66 ft gage-height, discharge 7700 cfs.

Flood of July 19, 1993 reached a peak of 22.43 ft. gage-height, discharge 9170 cfs.