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Water-Year Summary for Site 07151500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
07151500 CHIKASKIA RIVER NEAR CORBIN, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°07'43.28", long 97°36'05.65" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.36, T.33 S., R.3 W., Sumner County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11060005, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Kansas Highway 49, 1 mi upstream from Prairie Creek, 3 mi west of Corbin, and at mile 67.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 794 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1950 to September 1965, October 1975 to current year.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder. Old datum of gage is 1,108.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Mar. 23, 1951, wire-weight gage at same site and datum.

The updated datum is 1,108.55 ft. above mean sea level (NAVD88). Obtained Sept. 18, 2017 using Trimble R10 and GEOID 12B.

REMARKS - Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Flood of May 17, 1951 reached a stage of 22.50 ft, discharge 35,100 cfs.

Flood of May 17, 1957 reached a stage of 22.31 ft, discharge 38,100 cfs.

Flood of Oct. 11, 1985 reached a stage of 22.75 ft., discharge 39,300 cfs.

Flood of Nov. 1, 1998 reached a stage of 22.90 ft, discharge 36,400 cfs.

Flood of Sept. 13, 2008 reached a stage of 20.07 ft, discharge 28,500 cfs.