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Water-Year Summary for Site 07141200

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°12'27.32", long 99°24'20.79" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.22, T.21 S., R.19 W., Pawnee County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030005, on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge, 1.2 mi north of U.S. Highway 156 on county road at west edge of Rozel, 16.6 mi west of Larned, and at mile 30.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,148 mi² of which 138 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1177: 1949. WSP 1241: 1927-28(M), 1935, 1940, 1943. WSP 1341: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April to September 1924 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), October 1924 to September 1995 published as "near Larned," and October 1995 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311.

Water-stage recorders.

The current datum of gage was calculated as 2039.123 ft above sea level NAVD 88 from the results of a static survey conducted on 12/3/21 by J. Hawkins USGS.


The prior datum of gage is 2,040.24 ft above NGVD of 1929. June 3, 1959, to June 6, 1990, at site 5.8 mi downstream at datum 0.66 ft higher. See WSP 1921 for history of changes prior to June 2, 1959.

REMARKS - Natural flow affected by groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Satellite telemeter at station.

A peak discharge of 16,300 cfs at a stage of 28.22 ft, was recorded on July 28, 1958.

A peak stage of 34.53 ft with a corresponding discharge of 5,470, was recorded on the day of May 25, 2019.