RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                           05054500  SHEYENNE RIVER ABOVE HARVEY, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4742'10", long 9956'55", in SW1/4SE1/4 sec.24, T.149 N., R.73 W., Wells County, Hydrologic Unit 09020202, on
   right bank just downstream from county road, and 4.5 mi south of Harvey.

DRAINAGE AREA.--424 mi2, of which about 270 mi2 is probably noncontributing.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.- October 1955 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,547.30 ft above sea level.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor.

                          DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

        DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP

          1        23       15     11       e7.5     e6.2       93       30      e15       27      115       24       19
          2        23       13     11       e7.5     e6.3       69       30      e15       26      107       22       23
          3        22       13     11       e7.5     e6.3       45       29      e15       26      100       25       23
          4        22       14     11       e7.4     e6.4       40       28      e16       27       96       24       29
          5        21       15     12       e7.4     e6.4       38       30      e16       25       98       28       30

          6        21       14     12       e7.3     e6.5       38      e26      e17       23       92       26       29
          7        20       14     11       e7.3     e6.6       37      e25      e18      e21      106       26       27
          8        19       14     11       e7.2     e6.7       35      e23      e19      e19      108       27       24
          9        19       13     13       e7.2     e6.8       41      e23      e21      e17      120       27       22
         10        18       13     12       e7.1     e6.9       35      e24      e23      e16      107       25       18

         11        18       13     12       e7.0     e7.0       31      e23       27      e15       94       22       16
         12        18       13     11       e7.0     e7.2       32      e22       36      e15       85       20       15
         13        17       12     11       e6.9     e7.3       32      e21       42      e17       75       18       13
         14        18       12     11       e6.8     e7.5       33      e20       44      e30       70       18       12
         15        17       12    e10       e6.7     e7.7       35      e19       43      e45       66       17       11

         16        17       12     e9.8     e6.6     e7.8       43      e18       41      e69       61       17       11
         17        16       11     e9.6     e6.6     e8.0       45      e18       36      146       56       18       11
         18        16       12     e9.4     e6.5     e8.1       42      e17       33      149       53       18       11
         19        16       12     e9.2     e6.5     e8.3       36      e17       31      131       51       20       11
         20        16       12     e9.0     e6.4     e8.5       37      e17       29      129       48       24       11

         21        16       12     e8.8     e6.4     e8.7       38      e17       28      128       45       27       11
         22        15       12     e8.6     e6.3     e9.0       37      e16       28      129       43       30       13
         23        15       12     e8.4     e6.3    e15         36      e16       27      137       41       32       13
         24        15       12     e8.3     e6.2    e23         36      e16       26      141       39       31       13
         25        15       12     e8.2     e6.2     41         36      e16       25      139       36       29       14

         26        15       12     e8.1     e6.2     57         35      e17       25      137       34       26       13
         27        15       12     e8.0     e6.1     63         34      e17       28      138       32       23       12
         28        14       12     e7.9     e6.1     75         33      e17       28      137       30       25       12
         29        15       12     e7.8     e6.1    101         33      e16       27      134       28       21       11
         30        14       12     e7.7     e6.2      ---       32      e16       26      126       27       20       11
         31        14      ---     e7.6     e6.2      ---       31      ---       25      ---       25       20      ---

        TOTAL     540      379    306.4    208.7    535.2     1218      624      830     2319     2088      730      489
        MEAN     17.4     12.6     9.88     6.73     18.5     39.3     20.8     26.8     77.3     67.4     23.5     16.3
        MAX        23       15       13      7.5      101       93       30       44      149      120       32       30
        MIN        14       11      7.6      6.1      6.2       31       16       15       15       25       17       11
        AC-FT    1070      752      608      414     1060     2420     1240     1650     4600     4140     1450      970

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1956 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     3.54     3.52     1.86      .91     3.15     32.2     42.5     20.7     10.6     8.91     4.45     3.11
        MAX      34.5     39.0     21.2     6.73     26.8      146      324      117     77.3     67.4     59.4     48.4
        (WY)     1995     1995     1995     2000     1983     1995     1997     1995     2000     2000     1999     1999
        MIN       .43      .26     .034     .000     .000     .000     2.13     1.59      .30     .071     .000     .061
        (WY)     1991     1977     1996     1959     1956     1969     1991     1977     1961     1961     1959     1976

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1956 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       15852.0                    10267.3
        ANNUAL MEAN                           43.4                       28.1                       11.3
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         43.5            1995
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .76           1961
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   250     Mar 20             149     Jun 18             690       Apr 20 1979
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      4.2   Feb  9               6.1   Jan 27                .00    Jan 21 1956
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               4.4   Feb  6               6.2   Jan 24                .00    Jan 21 1956
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         162     Jun 17            1000       Apr 20 1979
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          8.81  Jun 17            a 10.76    Apr  6 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                                                        .00    Jan 21 1956
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              31440                      20370                       8200
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   124                         58                         27
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    20                         18                          1.8
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     6.2                        7.3                         .00

        a  Backwater from ice
        e  Estimated
        
                                                             WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1972 to current year.

                                 WATER-QUALITY DATA, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000

                                     DIS-     PH
                                   CHARGE,   WATER    SPE-                       HARD-             MAGNE-   POTAS-
                                    INST.    WHOLE    CIFIC                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,    SIUM,
                                    CUBIC    FIELD    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-   TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-     DIS-
                                     FEET   (STAND-   DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE    (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED
                  DATE      TIME     PER      ARD     ANCE      AIR     WATER     AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L
                                    SECOND   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)   CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)   AS K)
                                   (00061)  (00400)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)  (00900)  (00915)  (00925)  (00935)

              OCT
                05...       1215     21        --     1300       7.0     6.3       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                15...       1135     13        --     1370       8.5     5.2       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                07...       1145      7.3      --     1760       3.0      .0       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                14...       1140      7.6      --       --     <-5.0     -.5       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                13...       1145     32        --     1220       5.0     1.1       --       --       --       --
              APR
                06...       1525     26       8.0     1290       3.0     8.0      450     67.0     68.0     15.0
              MAY
                10...       1315     23        --     1350      22.0    19.6       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                16...       0930     69        --     1140       9.0    15.0       --       --       --       --
                19...       1100    130        --      906      20.5    17.5       --       --       --       --
              SEP
                05...       1150     44       7.6     1160      20.0    18.5      400     63.0     60.0     15.0


                                                       ANC                                        SOLIDS,  SOLIDS,
                           SODIUM                    UNFLTRD   CHLO-    FLUO-            SOLIDS,  RESIDUE  SUM OF
                             AD-   SODIUM,           TIT 4.5   RIDE,    RIDE,   SULFATE    DIS-   AT 180   CONSTI-
                           SORP-    DIS-               LAB     DIS-      DIS-    DIS-     SOLVED   DEG. C  TUENTS,
                            TION   SOLVED             (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   (TONS     DIS-     DIS-
                  DATE     RATIO    (MG/L    SODIUM    AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED   SOLVED
                                    AS NA)  PERCENT   CACO3)   AS CL)   AS F)   AS SO4)    DAY)    (MG/L)   (MG/L)
                          (00931)  (00930)  (00932)  (90410)  (00940)  (00950)  (00945)  (70302)  (70300)  (70301)

              OCT
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                06...        3       170      44       448     17.0       .3      380      74.0    1050      987
              MAY
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              SEP
                05...        3       160      45       414     16.0       .2      320     110       917      883


                                                                   MANGA-            MOLYB-   SELE-    STRON-
                              ARSENIC   IRON,    LEAD,   LITHIUM   NESE,   MERCURY   DENUM,   NIUM,     TIUM,
                                DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-
                               SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED
                      DATE     (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L
                               AS AS)   AS FE)   AS PB)   AS LI)   AS MN)   AS HG)   AS MO)   AS SE)   AS SR)
                              (01000)  (01046)  (01049)  (01130)  (01056)  (71890)  (01060)  (01145)  (01080)

                  OCT
                    05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  NOV
                    15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  JAN
                    07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  FEB
                    14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  MAR
                    13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  APR
                    06...       2.0      40        1       110      20       <.1      <1      <1.0      440
                  MAY
                    10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  JUN
                    16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                    19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                  SEP
                    05...       8.0      80       <1       130      40        .3      <1      <1.0      460

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