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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06917500 MARMATON RIVER NEAR FORT SCOTT, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°50'56", long 94°42'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.25 S., R.25 E., Bourbon County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10290104, on right downstream side of north bound bridge on U.S. Highway 69, 0.45 mi south of intersection of U.S. Highway 54 and 69, and at mile 44.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 388 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1390: 1921-25, 1929, 1930(M), 1931, 1932(M), 1933-37, 1939, 1940-41(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1921 to June 1925, April 1929 to September 1971, November 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 750.48 ft above NAVD of 1988. Aug. 5, 1921, to Dec. 3, 1934, nonrecording gage and Dec. 4, 1934, to Sept. 30, 1960, water-stage recorder at Military Highway Bridge 0.8 mi downstream at same datum. Oct. 1, 1960, to Aug. 3, 1965, water-stage recorder 2.5 mi upstream at same datum. Oct. 1956, to Sept. 30, 1960, auxiliary nonrecordering gage read once-daily at National Avenue Bridge 3.9 mi upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 38,100 ft³/s, May 6, 1961, gage height, 42.67 ft, (site then in use). Maximum stage known since 1904, about 44.2 ft, Sept. 7, 1915, from information by local residents.