RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                           05056000  SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR WARWICK, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4748'20", long 9842'57", on south quarter of line between secs.15 and 16, T.150 N., R.63 W., Eddy County,
   Hydrologic Unit 09020203, on left bank on downstream side of county highway bridge, and 3.3 mi south of Warwick.

DRAINAGE AREA.--2,070 mi2, approximately, of which about 1,310 mi2 is probably noncontributing, including 227 mi2 in closed
   basins.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1949 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1438: 1952(M). WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and rubble masonry control. Datum of gage is 1,376.34 ft (revised) above sea level (GPS survey by
   North Dakota State Water Commission).

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        72       58       41       23       15       70      117      107       96      317      137      226
          2        76       74       42       23       16       65      113      109       95      311      127      223
          3        67       74       39       22       17       64      114       97       98      313      115      222
          4        70       45       42      e21       17       73      117       95       92      311      109      238
          5        70       43       31      e20       18      106      116       91       87      343      111      221

          6        67       55       41      e19       18      141      117       88       87      407      119      215
          7        67       55       37      e18       17      171      121       88       82      474      110      227
          8        62       54       34      e17       17      190       92       99       75      525       83     e240
          9        71       55       33      e17       18       98       99      107       75     e550       70     e225
         10        71       55       32      e18       19      170      104      110       62     e570       65     e205

         11        70       55       32      e17       19      139       94      102       64     e600       59      197
         12        70       55       30      e17       18      132       98       98       70     e715       56      171
         13        70       57       29      e17       17      127      101      104      386     e830       59     e132
         14        74       59      e28      e17       17       82      101      113      682     1030       58     e121
         15        75       59      e27      e16       16       88       98      109      741      918       55     e101

         16        76       54      e26      e16       16       83      105      110      742      778       62      e87
         17        76       54      e25      e15       16       79      113      119      699      667       60      e77
         18        75       53      e25      e15       16       86      118      126      628      541       62      e70
         19        70       54      e24      e15       16       87      119      122      561      453       65      122
         20        67       51      e23      e15       16       97      116      128      500      400      111      122

         21        64       51      e22      e15       17       99      117      127      451      356      213      124
         22        66       52       20      e14       18      100      121      126      428      319     e300      116
         23        66       49       18      e14       20      107      118      119      397      290      393      118
         24        58       43       17      e14       22      117      112      116      380      265      368      124
         25        56       45       17      e14       32      136      114      109      378      249      312      124

         26        58       43       18       15       53      141      114      100      368      235      254      120
         27        60       42       19       14       63      128      114       89      349      217      207      116
         28        54       38       19       14       81      121      112       90      332      197      187      112
         29        54       37       20       15       78      112      107       96      319      181     e200      110
         30        55       41       22       15      ---      113      103       97      317      165      224      113
         31        58      ---       23       15      ---      113      ---       95      ---      145     e230      ---

        TOTAL    2065     1560      856      517      723     3435     3305     3286     9641    13672     4581     4619
        MEAN     66.6     52.0     27.6     16.7     24.9      111      110      106      321      441      148      154
        MAX        76       74       42       23       81      190      121      128      742     1030      393      240
        MIN        54       37       17       14       15       64       92       88       62      145       55       70
        AC-FT    4100     3090     1700     1030     1430     6810     6560     6520    19120    27120     9090     9160

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1950 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     14.7     13.4     8.52     5.68     11.1      135      335      120     63.1     53.4     30.3     16.7
        MAX      73.2     65.5     42.8     26.3      154      793     1794      854      326      441      423      154
        (WY)     1983     1995     1995     1983     1981     1983     1997     1950     1954     2000     1993     2000
        MIN      1.16     1.28      .76      .47      .75     1.46     15.8     10.4     1.75      .36     .090      .71
        (WY)     1953     1961     1961     1990     1990     1964     1977     1990     1961     1989     1961     1961

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1950 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       81935.1                    48260
        ANNUAL MEAN                          224                        132                         67.2
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        216              1999
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                           5.31           1977
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  3100     Apr  1            1030     Jul 14            4370       Apr 14 1969
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      9.1   Jan 15              14     Jan 22                .00    Aug  7 1961
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               9.5   Jan  5              14     Jan 22                .00    Aug  7 1961
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        1030     Jul 14            4660       Apr 14 1969
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                        a 4.61  Jul 14               8.08    Apr 21 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                                                        .00    Aug  7 1961
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             162500                      95720                      48700
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   560                        319                        126
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    76                         87                         11
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    11                         17                          1.6
        
        a  May have been higher during period of no record, July 9-14
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                             WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1951, 1953, 1958 to current year.

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

                                DIS-     PH       PH       SPE-
                              CHARGE,   WATER    WATER    CIFIC    SPE-                       HARD-             MAGNE-
                               INST.    WHOLE    WHOLE     CON-    CIFIC                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,
                               CUBIC    FIELD     LAB     DUCT-    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-   TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-
                                FEET   (STAND-  (STAND-   ANCE     DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE    (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED
             DATE      TIME     PER      ARD      ARD      LAB     ANCE      AIR     WATER     AS      (MG/L    (MG/L
                               SECOND   UNITS)   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)   CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)
                              (00061)  (00400)  (00403)  (90095)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)  (00900)  (00915)  (00925)

         OCT
           05...       1615      69       --       --       --     1160      7.5      7.5       --       --       --
           19...       1240      71       --       --       --     1170      6.0      6.5       --       --       --
         NOV
           23...       1255      48       --       --       --     1150      6.0      1.5       --       --       --
         FEB
           24...       1325      22       --       --       --     1500      6.0      1.5       --       --       --
         MAR
           21...       1345      96       --       --       --     1100     13.0      2.0       --       --       --
         APR
           28...       1440     114      8.5      8.2     1230     1210     15.0     15.0      370     67.0     49.0
         MAY
           19...       1040     127       --       --       --     1420     23.0     14.5       --       --       --
         JUL
           12...       1625     721       --       --       --      851       --     26.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           30...       1045     221      7.8      8.0      987      959     18.0     20.5      310     56.0     42.0


                                                                ANC                                        SOLIDS,
                           POTAS-   SODIUM                    UNFLTRD   CHLO-    FLUO-            SOLIDS,  RESIDUE
                            SIUM,     AD-   SODIUM,           TIT 4.5   RIDE,    RIDE,   SULFATE    DIS-   AT 180
                            DIS-    SORP-    DIS-               LAB     DIS-      DIS-    DIS-     SOLVED   DEG. C
                           SOLVED    TION   SOLVED             (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   (TONS     DIS-
                  DATE     (MG/L    RATIO    (MG/L    SODIUM    AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED
                           AS K)             AS NA)  PERCENT   CACO3)   AS CL)   AS F)   AS SO4)    DAY)    (MG/L)
                          (00935)  (00931)  (00930)  (00932)  (90410)  (00940)  (00950)  (00945)  (70302)  (70300)

              OCT
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                28...      11.0       3      140       44       439     20.0       .2      240      250      811
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                30...      13.0       2       99.0     40       304     15.0       .2      200      391      655


                          SOLIDS,
                          SUM OF                                        MANGA-            MOLYB-   SELE-    STRON-
                          CONSTI-  ARSENIC   IRON,    LEAD,   LITHIUM   NESE,   MERCURY   DENUM,   NIUM,     TIUM,
                          TUENTS,    DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-
                            DIS-    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED
                  DATE     SOLVED   (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L
                           (MG/L)   AS AS)   AS FE)   AS PB)   AS LI)   AS MN)   AS HG)   AS MO)   AS SE)   AS SR)
                          (70301)  (01000)  (01046)  (01049)  (01130)  (01056)  (71890)  (01060)  (01145)  (01080)

              OCT
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                28...       791      5.0      30        1      80.0       80      <.1      <1      <1.0      400
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                30...       608      7.0      60        1      70.0      100      <.1       1       1.0      380

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