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Water-Year Summary for Site 06889500

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06889500 SOLDIER CREEK NEAR TOPEKA, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°05'58", long 95°43'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.14, T.11 S., R.15 E., Shawnee County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10270102, on right bank 150 ft downstream of county highway bridge, 1.5 mi upstream from Halfday Creek, 4.0 mi northwest of Topeka, and at mile 6.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 290 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1440: 1929-30(M), 1941-42, 1948(P), 1950. See also PERIOD OF RECORD.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1929 to September 1932, August 1935 to current year. Prior to October 1935, published as "at Topeka." Records for October 1932 to July 1935, published in WSP 746, 761, and 786, have been found to be unreliable and should not be used.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 862.95 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 27, 1935, chain gage at site 2.0 mi downstream at different datum. Aug. 1, 1935, to June 16, 1958, nonrecording gage and June 17, 1958, to May 24, 1960, water-stage recorder, at present site and datum 4.0 ft higher. May 25, 1960, to June 8, 1961, nonrecording gage at site 1.1 mi downstream at datum 1.79 ft lower.
REMARKS - Satellite telemeter at station.