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Water-Year Summary for Site 06905500

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 39°32'23.8", long 92°47'26.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.26, T.55 N., R.17 W., Chariton County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10280202, on left bank on upstream side of road at bridge on State Highway 129, 3.2 mi northwest of Prairie Hill, 13.5 mi upstream from Puzzle Creek, and at mile 19.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,870 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1928 to current year. Prior to Oct 1, 1953, published as Chariton River near Keytesville (06905600). Prior to May 1929, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 632.66 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Oct 1, 1953, nonrecording gage at site 8.2 mi downstream at datum 13.68 ft lower; Oct 1, 1953, to Jul 2, 1958, non-recording 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 Reservior (station 06903880) 122 mi upstream.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug 1962 to Jun 1963, Aug 1967 to Jul 1975, Jan 1978 to Sep 1986, Nov 1992 to current year.
REMARKS - National Stream-Quality Accounting Network station Jan 1978 to Sep 1986, Ambient Water-Quality Monitoring Network station Nov 1992 to current year.