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Water-Year Summary for Site 06904500

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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
LOCATION - Lat 40°14'03.6", long 92°41'11.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.28, T.63 N., R.16 W., Adair County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10280202, on downstream side of center pier of bridge on State Highway 6, 0.6 mi east of Novinger, 1.0 mi downstream from Rye Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from Spring Creek, and at mile 73.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,370 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 896: 1939. WSP 1116: 1932(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1930 to Sep 1952, Oct 1954 to current year. Prior to Feb 1931 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1310.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 896: 1939. WSP 1116: 1932(M).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 737.65 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec 20, 1939, nonrecording gage at bridge over old channel, 500 ft east, at the same datum; Dec 20, 1939, to Sep 30, 1952, and Oct 1, 1954, to Aug 1, 1956, water-stage recorder, supplemented by nonrecording gage, at same site and datum; Aug 3, 1956, to May 16, 1957, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.   Some regulation by Rathbun Dam approximately 67 miles upstream of gage.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, 28.6 ft, discharge, 27,000 ft³/s, Jun 1917.