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Water-Year Summary for Site 07139000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07139000 ARKANSAS RIVER AT GARDEN CITY, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°57'21", long 100°52'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.19, T.24 S., R.32 W., Finney County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030001, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 83, 0.5 mi south of Garden City, and at mile 1,024.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 27,071 mi² of which 2,368 mi² probably is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1922 to June 1970, October 1986 to current year. July 1970 to September 1986, flood hydrograph record.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,815.43 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to May 9, 1957, water-stage recorder at site 60 ft downstream at datum 9.0 ft higher. May 9, 1957, to July 9, 1964, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 9.0 ft higher. July 9, 1964, to Apr. 8, 1976, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 6.0 ft higher. Apr. 8, 1976, to Sept. 30, 1986, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 3.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow moderately regulated since 1948 by John Martin Reservoir (station 07130000). Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Satellite telemeter at station.