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Water-Year Summary for Site 07013000

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07013000 MERAMEC RIVER NEAR STEELVILLE, MO
LOCATION - Lat 37°59'54.5", long 91°21'39.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 sec.21, T.38 N., R.4 W., Crawford County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 07140102, on left bank 20 ft downstream from railroad bridge, 400 ft upstream from highway bridge, 0.8 mi upstream from Whittenburg Creek, 1.5 mi north of Steelville, and at mile 146.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 781 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 897: 1939. WSP 1007: Drainage Area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1922 to current year. Prior to Jan 1923 monthly discharges only, published in WSP 1311. Gage-height records for 1916-33 at site 1.0 mi upstream in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 681.66 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to May 24, 1934, and from Jul 20, 1966 to Jul 20, 1967, nonrecording gage, 400 ft downstream, same datum; May 24, 1934 to Jul 20, 1966, water-stage recorder at present site and datum; Jul 20, 1967 to Feb 13, 1973, water-stage recorder at site 1,900 ft downstream and at datum 1.8 ft lower; Feb 14, 1973 to current year, water-stage recorder at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.  
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug 20, 1915, reached a stage of 26.5 ft, discharge, 60,000 ft³/s.