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Water-Year Summary for Site 12404500

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
12404500 KETTLE RIVER NEAR LAURIER, WA
LOCATION - Lat 48°59'04", long 118°12'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.11, T.40 N., R.36 E., Ferry County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020002, on right bank 1,000 ft downstream from Deep Creek, 1.1 mi south of international boundary, 1.1 mi southeast of Laurier, and at mile 29.71.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,800 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 737: 1930-31. WSP 862: 1937. WSP 882: 1938.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1929 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,425.5 above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jan. 3, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - This station is maintained by the United States under agreement with Canada.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of about 720 acres in the United States (for 1946 from United States reports), and 2,090 acres in Canada from the Canada Year Book for 1940. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in May or June 1894 reached a stage of about 22 ft, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 48,500 ft³/s May 11, 2018, gage height, 18.38 ft; minimum daily discharge, 70 ft³/s Jan. 11-31, 1930.