USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06434505 INLET CANAL ABOVE BELLE FOURCHE RESERVOIR, SD
LOCATION - Lat 44°42'03.4", long 103°43'56.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.34, T.9 N., R.3 E., Butte County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10120202, on left bank 6.5 mi downstream from diversion dam on Belle Fourche River and 2.5 mi northwest of Fruitdale.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1994 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,978.74 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Oct. 1994, another station located on Inlet Canal near Belle Fourche (station 06434500) at site 5.6 mi upstream (discharge records are not equivalent because of diversions for irrigation).
COOPERATION - Records of diversion from the canal provided by the Belle Fourche Irrigation District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Minimum daily discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Dec. 31, 1995, no flow at times in some years.