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Water-Year Summary for Site 06853500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
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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 39°59'33", long 97°55'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.06, T.1 S., R.5 W., Republic County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10250016, on right bank at upstream side of county highway bridge, 1.2 mi southwest of Hardy, NE, and at mile 141.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 22,401 mi² of which 7,500 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1904 to September 1915 (no winter records), April 1931 to current year. Prior to May 1932, published as "at Bostwick." Records for June 1896 to November 1903 published as "near Superior" in 18th to 22nd Ann. Repts., inclusive, Pt. 4, and WSP 75, 84, and 99, have been found to be unreliable and should not be used.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 806: Drainage area. WSP 1006: 1941. WSP 1340: 1905(M), 1907-09, 1912, 1914-15, 1931. See also PERIOD OF RECORD.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,501.46 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to May 19, 1932, nonrecording gage at site at Bostwick, 20 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Natural flow affected by irrigation development upstream from station and by storage in reservoirs in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska. Considerable regulation since 1952 by Harlan County Lake (station 06849000). Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stages since at least 1895, that of June 2, 1935, 19.40 ft, discharge, 225,000 ft³/s, and June 24, 1947, 17.00 ft, discharge, 100,000 ft³/s, based on records for upstream stations.