USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07015720 BOURBEUSE RIVER NEAR HIGH GATE, MO
LOCATION - Lat 38°08'48.9", long 91°34'51.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.04, T.39 N., R.6 W., Phelps County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 07140103, on downstream side of right bridge pier on State Highway B, 1.8 mi downstream from Lanes Fork, 5.0 mi east of High Gate, and 11.0 mi north of St. James.
DRAINAGE AREA - 135 mi².
WDR MO-83-1: 1981, daily gage heights.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jul 1965 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements 1963, 1964.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 802.1 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Missouri State Highway and Transportation Commission). Datum of gage prior to Oct 1, 1987 was 2 ft higher. Prior to Aug 17, 1966, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jun 1957 reached a stage of about 23 ft, from information by local resident.