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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
07139500 ARKANSAS RIVER AT DODGE CITY, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°44'41", long 100°01'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.26 S., R.25 W., Ford County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030003, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on Fourteenth Avenue in Dodge City, and at mile 970.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 30,600 mi² of which 5,583 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1341: 1903(M), 1904, 1905(M), 1947(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1902 to September 1906 (published as "near Dodge"), September 1944 to February 2007 (discontinued). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311. Gage-height records collected at same site at different datum 1909-32 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder.

The current datum of gage was calculated as 2469.643 ft above sea level NAVD 88 from the results of a static survey conducted on 2/3/22.

Previous datum of gage is 2,468.71 ft above NGVD of 1929. Nov. 28, 1902, to Aug. 10, 1906, nonrecording gage at site 0.7 mi downstream at datum about 4.00 ft higher. Sept. 1 to Nov. 5, 1944, nonrecording gage and Nov. 6, 1944, to Sept. 30, 1975, recording gage at site 0.7 mi downstream and datum 1.00 ft lower. Oct. 1, 1975, to March 16, 1981, recording gage at site 0.7 mi downstream at datum 4.00 ft lower.

REMARKS - Records good. Flow moderately regulated since Oct. 1948 by John Martin Reservoir (station 07130000). Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, ground-water withdrawals and diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Satellite telemeter at station.