RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                   05056255  LAKE ALICE-IRVINE CHANNEL NEAR CHURCHS FERRY, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4819'26", long 9956'07", in NW1/4NE1/4 sec.21, T.156 N., R.66 W., Ramsey County, Hydrologic Unit 09020201, on
   downstream side of control structure between Lake Alice and Lake Irvine, 5 mi northwest of the city of Churchs Ferry.

DRAINAGE AREA.--999 mi2, approximately.


                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1985 to September 1987 (seasonal records only) and April 1998 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,400.00 ft above sea level.

REMARKS.--Elevation at gage frequently affected by wind. Records good.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height observed, 48.04 ft, Apr. 17, 1999; minimum recorded, 39.51 ft, Oct. 7, 1985.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum gage height observed, 46.68 ft, Oct. 6; minimum recorded, 45.94 ft, June 10.

                                 GAGE HEIGHT, FEET, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

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

          1     46.62    46.32    46.31    46.26    46.26    46.34    46.36    46.26    46.14    46.13    46.31    46.24
          2     46.62    46.37    46.30    46.26    46.27    46.34    46.38    46.28    46.11    46.10    46.27    46.25
          3     46.63    46.39    46.29   e46.26    46.26    46.35    46.29    46.29    46.13    46.10    46.27    46.24
          4     46.65    46.39    46.28   e46.27    46.25    46.35    46.31    46.28    46.12    46.13    46.27    46.26
          5     46.64    46.37    46.28    46.28    46.25    46.34    46.31    46.27    46.11    46.14    46.30    46.32

          6     46.66    46.38    46.29    46.27    46.25    46.34    46.29    46.23    46.14    46.16    46.29    46.34
          7     46.64    46.39    46.29    46.27    46.25    46.35    46.29    46.24    46.13    46.19    46.27    46.29
          8     46.62    46.40    46.28    46.28    46.26    46.34    46.28    46.21    46.11    46.19    46.26    46.31
          9     46.62    46.38    46.27    46.28    46.25    46.31    46.28    46.21    46.06    46.18    46.23    46.31
         10     46.59    46.36    46.27    46.27   e46.25    46.32    46.31    46.23    45.97    46.18    46.24    46.31

         11     46.59    46.38    46.28   e46.27   e46.25    46.32    46.29    46.25    45.98    46.33    46.25    46.28
         12     46.58    46.38    46.27      ---   e46.25    46.33    46.33    46.22    46.03    46.43    46.29    46.25
         13     46.56    46.38    46.27   e46.27   e46.24    46.34    46.36    46.15    46.04    46.45    46.27    46.24
         14     46.59    46.36    46.27   e46.27   e46.26    46.34    46.32    46.17    46.07    46.46    46.27    46.20
         15     46.56    46.37   e46.26   e46.27   e46.25    46.34    46.28    46.20    46.10    46.49    46.23    46.19

         16     46.51    46.36   e46.25   e46.27   e46.25    46.34    46.30    46.22    46.10    46.51    46.22    46.20
         17     46.50    46.37   e46.27    46.28   e46.26    46.36    46.33    46.21    46.12    46.49    46.20    46.18
         18     46.51    46.33    46.28    46.27   e46.26    46.36    46.34    46.15    46.15    46.49    46.18    46.18
         19     46.48    46.27   e46.29   e46.27    46.26    46.36    46.31    46.17    46.20    46.48    46.21    46.12
         20     46.49    46.31   e46.29   e46.27    46.26    46.37    46.28    46.18    46.18    46.47    46.29    46.06

         21     46.47    46.32   e46.28   e46.27    46.26    46.36    46.30    46.19    46.11    46.46    46.28    46.07
         22     46.43    46.31   e46.28   e46.28    46.26    46.37    46.30    46.19    46.14    46.45    46.26    46.06
         23     46.44    46.32    46.28   e46.27    46.25    46.37    46.29    46.16    46.16    46.44    46.24    46.02
         24     46.47    46.32    46.28    46.27    46.25    46.43    46.31    46.10    46.15    46.44    46.25    46.03
         25     46.44    46.32    46.29    46.27    46.28    46.43    46.31    46.11    46.15    46.42    46.22    46.05

         26     46.46    46.31    46.28    46.27    46.34    46.39    46.31    46.15    46.10    46.40    46.21    46.05
         27     46.44    46.28    46.28    46.27    46.34    46.35    46.28    46.19    46.09    46.38    46.23    46.06
         28     46.45    46.28    46.28    46.27    46.35    46.33    46.26    46.23    46.09    46.36    46.28    46.07
         29     46.47    46.28    46.28    46.27    46.35    46.36    46.28    46.22    46.10    46.36    46.28    46.07
         30     46.45    46.30    46.27    46.27      ---    46.37    46.28    46.18    46.11    46.36    46.30    46.06
         31     46.46      ---    46.27    46.26      ---    46.35      ---    46.16      ---    46.35    46.26      ---

        TOTAL 1442.64  1390.30  1434.66  1388.11  1341.77  1436.95  1389.16  1432.30  1383.19  1436.52  1433.93  1385.31
        MEAN    46.54    46.34    46.28    46.27    46.27    46.35    46.31    46.20    46.11    46.34    46.26    46.18
        MAX     46.66    46.40    46.31    46.28    46.35    46.43    46.38    46.29    46.20    46.51    46.31    46.34
        MIN     46.43    46.27    46.25    46.26    46.24    46.31    46.26    46.10    45.97    46.10    46.18    46.02


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