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Water-Year Summary for Site 07142680

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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°08'42", long 98°06'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.08, T.22 S., R.7 W., Reno County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030010, on left bank at upstream side of State highway bridge, 1.5 mi west of Nickerson, and at mile 825.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 36,015 mi² of which 6,571 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1997 to current year.

Water-stage recorder. Datum of the gage is 1,581.96 ft. above msl. (NAVD88) (Static survey,OPUS-RS) Previous datum of gage was 1,581.63 ft above NGVD of 1929.

REMARKS - Flow slightly regulated since 1948 by John Martin Reservoir (station 07130000). Extensive diversions upstream from station for irrigation. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 31, 2019 peaked at 19.29 ft. with a discharge of 10,700 cfs.