USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06909500 MONITEAU CREEK NEAR FAYETTE, MO
LOCATION - Lat 39°07'15.0", long 92°34'02.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.23, T.50 N., R.15 W., Howard County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10300102, on downstream side near center span of County Road 406 bridge, 1 mi downstream from Hungry Mother Creek, 7.5 mi east of Fayette, and 15 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 75.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Mar 1948 to Sep 1969, Jul 13, 2002 to current year. Fragmentary record for the 1961 water year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is unknown. Prior to Aug 14, 1957, nonrecording gage at county highway bridge at datum of 607.93 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Aug 14, 1957 to Sep 1969 water-stage recorder on right upstream side of bridge at same datum; 1970 to 1992 crest-stage partial record station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, 22.9 ft, probably in Apr 1944, from information by local resident.