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Water-Year Summary for Site 06916600

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 38°13'07", long 94°36'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.13, T.21 S., R.25 E., Linn County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10290102, on left bank 8.5 mi downstream from Big Sugar Creek at the bridge on the Kansas-Missouri State line, and at mile 306.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,250 mi², approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1958 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 745.58 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jan. 15, 1959, nonrecording gage 6.8 mi downstream at datum 15.62 ft lower. Prior to Nov. 19, 2008 gage located 6.8 mi upstream at same datum. Prior to May 17, 2011, datum of gage 11.48 ft higher.
REMARKS - Natural flow slightly affected since 1964 by Pomona Lake (station 06912490), since 1973 by Melvern Lake (station 06910997), and by retention of overbank flow in wildlife refuge ponds, capacity, 5,500 acre-ft, power developments, and by numerous small diversions upstream from station. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of July 14, 1951, reached a stage of 41.2 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 148,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 110,000 ft³/s on basis of velocity-area study. Flood of Nov. 18, 1928, reached a stage about 3.7 ft lower, discharge, 106,000 ft³/s.