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Water-Year Summary for Site 06887500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
00400 pH(Med.)  
62361 Chlorophyll, in situ(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Mean)  
95202 Cyanobac-PC, water, in situ(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06887500 KANSAS RIVER AT WAMEGO, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°11'54", long 96°18'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.09, T.10 S., R.10 E., Pottawatomie County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10270102, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on Kansas Highway 99 at Wamego, 3.0 mi downstream from Antelope Creek, and at mile 126.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 55,280 mi². of which a large area is probably noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 806: Drainage area. WSP 1310: 1937(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1919 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 950.82 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Aug. 1, 1934, nonrecording gage and Aug. 1, 1934, to Sept. 30, 1955, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 3.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Natural flow affected by reservoirs in Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas, and by numerous small diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in May 1903 reached a stage of 29.3 ft, present datum, determined by U.S. Weather Bureau, from floodmarks.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1970-74, 1999-2005, August 2012 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1969 to September 1974, June 1999 to September 2005, August 2012 to June 2014 (discontinued).

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (EXO2): June 2014 to current year.

pH: July 1999 to September 2005, August 2012 to June 2014 (discontinued).

pH (EXO2): June 2014 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1969 to September 1974, July 1999 to September 2005, August 2012 to June 2014 (discontinued).

WATER TEMPERATURE (EXO2): June 2014 to current year.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN (Lumin): July 1999 to September 2005, August 2012 to June 2014 (discontinued).

DISSOLVED OXYGEN (EXO2)): June 2014 to current year.

TURBIDITY (YSI 6026 sensor): July 1999 to September 2005 (discontinued).

TURBIDITY (YSI 6136 sensor): May 2004 to September 2005, August 2012 to June 2014 (discontinued).

TURBIDITY (EXO2): June 2014 to current year.

INSTRUMENTATION - Mulitparameter water-quality monitor.
REMARKS - Interruptions in record are due to ice conditions, malfunction of the recording instrument or sensors, or during days of no streamflow. Instruments used to measure turbidity conform to ISO 7027 standards and were made using Yellow Springs Instrument (YSI) 6136 sensor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 2,100 microsiemens/cm, Oct. 25, 1971; minimum, 189 microsiemens/cm, June 16, 2004.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (EXO2): Maximum, 2,040 microsiemens/cm, June 9, 2018; minimum, 159 microsiemens/cm, Sep. 4, 2018.

pH: Maximum, 9.7 standard units, Mar. 4, 2005; minimum, 7.1 standard units, Aug. 26, 2001.

pH (EXO2): Maximum, 9.4 standard units, July 12, 2014; minimum, 7.2 standard units, May 19, 2015.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 35.0°C, July 22, 2005; minimum, -0.2°C, Feb. 15, 2001.

WATER TEMPERATURE (EXO2): Maximum, 33.9°C, July 12, 2018; minimum, -0.1°C, Jan. 17, 2016.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN (Lumin): Maximum, 23.1 mg/L, Sep. 6, 2005; minimum, 3.3 mg/L, June 15, 2004.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN (EXO2): Maximum, 17.8 mg/L, Apr. 14, 2016; minimum, 3.8 mg/L, Aug. 25, 2014.

TURBIDITY (YSI 6136 sensor): Maximum, >1,470 FNU, June 4, 2005; minimum, 1.9 FNU, Sept. 15, 2013.

TURBIDITY (EXO2): Maximum, 1,250 FNU, May 7, 2019; minimum, 5.2 FNU, Feb. 11, 2018.