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Water-Year Summary for Site 07068000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 36°37'19", long 90°50'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.27, T.23 N., R.2 E., Ripley County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 11010008, on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from U.S. Highway 160, 1.0 mi west of Doniphan, 2.5 mi upstream from Briar Creek, and at mile 51.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,038 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 877: 1937-38(M). WSP 927: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1918 to current year. Prior to Jul 1921 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1311.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 877: 1937-38(M). WSP 927: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 321.42 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Jul 3, 1936, nonrecording gages at several sites 0.5 mi downstream at various datums. Jul 1936 to Sep 30, 1971, datum was 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.  
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar 1904 reached a stage of 25.9 ft, from floodmarks, present site and datum, discharge, 130,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 60,000 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jul 1969 to Jul 1975, Oct 1979 to Sep 1980, Oct 1981 to Sep 1982, Oct 1983 to Jun 1989, Nov 1992 to current year.