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Water-Year Summary for Site 07138050

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07138050 AMAZON GREAT EASTERN DITCH NEAR LAKIN, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°53'50", long 101°26'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.12, T.25 S., R.38 W., Kearny County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030001, about 0.45 mi downstream of the diversion structure on the Arkansas River and about 9.5 mi west and 2.3 mi south of Lakin.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2004 to August 2010, July 2011 to current year (seasonal records only) . Prior to October 2006, discharges less than 11 ft³/s have been found to be unreliable and should not be used.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and Parshall flume. Datum of gage is 3,075.55 ft above NGVD of 1929. May 1999 to March 2004, stage only gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - This ditch diverts water from the Arkansas River in Kansas for irrigation use. Because of a structural problem with the Parshall flume, daily discharge less than 11 ft³/s cannot be accurately measured. No daily discharges are published when this occurs. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 388 ft³/s (estimated), July 11, 2010; no flow many days each year.