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Water-Year Summary for Site 07187000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 37°01'23.4", long 94°30'59.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.34, T.27 N., R.33 W., Newton County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 11070207, on left side of Hwy 86 bridge, 1400' upstream of old gage location, 0.5 mi south of city limits of Joplin, and 13.2 mi above mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 427 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1941 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 884.32 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Apr 21, 1924, to Nov 6, 1941, records were collected at site (Shoal Creek near Joplin, 07187500) about 3 mi downstream, datum unknown; Nov 6, 1941 to Jul 21, 1966, water-stage recorder at site 1.8 mi upstream, at datum 902.37 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.  
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak stage 16.80 ft on May 18, 1943 from former site and datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1979 to Sep 1982, May 2007, Oct 2008 to current year.