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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06893500 BLUE RIVER AT KANSAS CITY, MO
LOCATION - Lat 38°57'25.2", long 94°33'32.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.28, T.48 N., R.33 W., Jackson County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10300101, on downstream side of right pier of bridge on Bannister Road, 0.4 mi downstream from Indian Creek, in Kansas City, and at mile 23.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 188 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 926: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1939 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 926: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 754.39 ft above NAVD 88 levels by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Jul 1, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.   Low flow regulated by commercial plants upstream.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Nov 17, 1928, reached a stage of about 39 ft, from information by the city of Kansas City.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug 1998 to May 2010.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Aug to Dec 1998, Jun to Nov 1999, Apr to Dec 2000, Jul to Dec 2001, Apr to Dec 2002 to Jun 2010. pH: Aug to Dec 1998, Jun to Nov 1999, Apr to Dec 2000, Jul to Dec 2001, Apr to Dec 2002 to Jun 2010. WATER TEMPERATURE: Aug to Dec 1998, Jun to Nov 1999, Apr to Dec 2000, Jul to Dec 2001, Apr to Dec 2002 to Jun 2010. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Aug to Dec 1998, Jun to Nov 1999, Apr to Dec 2000, Jul to Dec 2001, Apr to Dec 2002 to Jun 2010. TURBIDITY: Aug to Dec 1998, Jun to Nov 1999, Apr to Dec 2000, Jul to Dec 2001, Apr to Dec 2002 to Jun 2010.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 4,040 uS/cm, Dec 11, 2007; minimum recorded, 109 uS/cm, Jun 28, 1999. pH: Maximum recorded, 8.9 standard units, Jul 12-13, 2000, May 18, Jun 24, 2005; minimum recorded, 4.7 standard units, May 5, 2005. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 33.2 °C, Jul 20, 2006; minimum recorded, -0.1 °C, Dec 11, 2009, Jan 2-5, 2010. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 16.3 mg/L, Jun 24, 2005; minimum recorded, 0.1 mg/L, May 10, Jun 22-23, Aug 28-31, Dec 9, 2003, Jun 10-11, 2004. TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 2,700 FNU, May 11-12, 2002; minimum recorded, 0.0 FNU several days 1998-2000, Aug 3, 14, 2004.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum daily, 3,250 uS/cm, Jan 1, 2010; minimum daily, 163 uS/cm, Jun 28, 1999. pH: Maximum daily, 8.7 standard units, Apr 6, 2002; minimum daily, 6.0 standard units on Nov 16, 2005. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum daily, 31.6 °C, Jul 20, 2006; minimum daily, -0.1 °C, Jan 2-4, 2010. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum daily, 14.4 mg/L, Oct 24, 1998; minimum daily, 1.1 mg/L, Jul 4, 2005. TURBIDITY: Maximum daily, 1,100 FNU, Apr 21, 2002; minimum daily, 0.0 FNU on numerous days Aug, Sep, Nov, 1998, Jul through Nov, 1999, May through Sep 2000.