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Water-Year Summary for Site 06879100

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06879100 KANSAS RIVER AT FORT RILEY, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°03'42", long 96°45'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.10, T.23 S., R.6 E., Geary County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10270101, on right bank, 2.3 mi downstream from the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill Rivers and at mile 168.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 44,870 mi², of which a large area is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1963 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,031.40 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to May 25, 2005, gage 1.0 mi upstream at datum 3.29 ft higher.
REMARKS - Natural flow affected by reservoirs in Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas, and by numerous diversions upstream from station. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in July 1951 reached a stage of 34.5 ft, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.