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Water-Year Summary for Site 06127500

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 46°31'20.73", long 108°06'31.94" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.20, T.9 N., R.29 E., Musselshell County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10040202, on left bank 0.9 mi upstream from Hawk Creek, 1 mi west of Musselshell, and at river mile 164.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,534 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Water Supply Paper 1729: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1928 to September 1932 (no records December to February for the water years 1930-31), August 1945 to September 1979, October 1982 to September 1983, October 1983 to current season (seasonal record only). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in Water Supply Paper (WSP) 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,984.72 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 8, 1949, nonrecording gage located at site 1 mi downstream at different elevations. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter is located at the station.
04/01/2019 to 10/31/2019 (seasonal record): records are fair, except estimated discharges, which are poor.
03/30/2018 to 10/31/2018 (seasonal record): records are good.
04/01/2017 to 11/03/2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
03/22/2016 to 11/02/2016 (seasonal record): records are good.
04/01/2015 to 10/31/2015 (seasonal record): records are good. 
04/01/2014 to 10/31/2014 (seasonal record): records are fair. 

Some regulation occurs by Bair (station number 06116500), Martinsdale (station number 06119000), and Deadman's Basin (station number 06122500) Reservoirs. Diversions for irrigation of about 44,600 acres occur upstream from station, of which about 39,400 acres is flood irrigated.