RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                          05058500  SHEYENNE RIVER AT VALLEY CITY, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4654'50", long 9800'30", in SE1/4NW1/4 sec.28, T.140 N., R.58 W., Barnes County, Hydrologic Unit 09020204, on
   left bank 100 ft downstream from College Dam in Valley City, and at mile 253.0.

DRAINAGE AREA.--7,810 mi2, approximately, of which about 5,700 mi2 is probably noncontributing, includes 3,800 mi2 in closed
   basins.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March to August 1919, March 1938 to September 1975; October 1979 to current year (gage heights and annual
   maximum discharge for water years 1980 to current year; seasonal discharge record for March 1995 to September 1996). Records
   for July 1938, published in WSP 855, have been found to be unreliable and should not be used.

REVISED RECORDS.---WSP 1388: 1939 (M). WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 1,199.27 ft above sea level. March to August 1919,
   nonrecording gage at site 0.5 mi upstream at different datum. March to Oct. 13, 1938, nonrecording gage at present site and
   datum.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Lake Ashtabula 13 mi upstream (see station 05057500). Small diversions above station for municipal
   supply.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 5,250 ft3/s, Apr. 21, 1996, gage height, 18.78 ft.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 2,240 ft3/s, June 19, gage height, 11.98 ft.

                                 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      3.56     3.53     3.80     4.35     3.20     3.43     3.59     4.26     4.78     6.88     4.58     5.09
          2      3.56     3.50     3.80     4.35     3.17     3.37     3.65     4.25     4.49     6.86     4.47      ---
          3      3.55     3.56     3.83     4.35     3.14     3.32     3.66     4.27     3.99     6.86     4.21      ---
          4      3.54     3.59     3.84     4.37     3.10     3.28     3.83     4.15     3.99     6.67     3.97      ---
          5      3.54     3.66     3.88     4.32     3.14     3.27     3.90     4.14     3.94     6.77     3.81      ---

          6      3.53     3.67     3.88     4.27     3.12     3.28     3.84     4.13     3.92     7.22     3.77      ---
          7      3.55     3.67     3.87     4.10     3.11     3.28     3.84     4.14     3.92     6.92     3.74      ---
          8      3.55     3.68     3.83     4.06     3.10     3.34     3.84     4.22     3.88     6.82     3.64     4.79
          9      3.54     3.68     3.46     4.05     3.10     3.22     3.83     4.41     3.69     6.81     3.54     4.89
         10      3.54     3.74     3.43     4.05     3.07     3.25     3.86     4.28     3.59     6.75     3.51     4.88

         11      3.52     3.75     3.87     3.90     3.10     3.23     3.86     4.27     3.55     6.34     3.51     4.89
         12      3.52     3.75     3.93     3.87     3.10     3.21     3.87     4.27     3.54     5.92     3.52     4.89
         13      3.52     3.76     3.95     3.91     3.09     3.21     4.00     4.25     3.46     6.54     3.51     4.90
         14      3.53     3.75     4.02     3.94     3.09     3.22     4.18     4.26     3.79     6.59     3.63     4.89
         15      3.53     3.75     4.12     3.97     3.15     3.22     4.22     4.25     7.30     6.60     3.57     4.86

         16      3.53     3.75     4.30     3.94     3.14     3.21     4.19     4.12     9.21     6.64     3.76     4.72
         17      3.53     3.76     4.10     3.97     3.19     3.20     4.17     4.08    10.67     6.71     3.69     4.70
         18      3.54     3.77     4.07     3.98     3.20     3.22     4.21     4.08    10.79     7.26     3.75     4.67
         19      3.53     3.76     4.07     4.03     3.21     3.24     4.19     4.03    11.54     7.08     3.75     3.65
         20      3.53     3.76     4.10     4.03     3.21     3.26     4.18     3.74    11.24     7.15     3.75     4.31

         21      3.54     3.77     4.30     3.81     3.21     3.26     4.17     3.70    10.91     7.53     4.04     4.69
         22      3.53     3.76     4.24     3.77     3.22     3.29     4.18     3.69    10.94     7.73     5.26     4.79
         23      3.54     3.76     4.24     3.78     3.23     3.31     4.15     3.68    11.03     7.71     4.75     4.72
         24      3.55     3.76     4.20     3.77     3.27     3.40     4.13     3.68    11.04     7.57     4.44     4.72
         25      3.57     3.76     4.18     3.60     3.47     3.41     4.28     3.65    11.11     6.98     3.91     4.96

         26      3.56     3.76     4.12     3.55     4.33     3.39     4.31     3.68    11.05     6.93     4.34     4.17
         27      3.57     3.80     4.10     3.55     3.94     3.37     4.22     3.71    10.82     6.71     4.41     3.37
         28      3.56     3.82     4.09     3.38     3.71     3.37     4.19     3.69     9.48     5.76     4.50     3.49
         29      3.55     3.83     4.19     3.31     3.56     3.41     4.21     3.74     8.03     5.02     5.03     3.55
         30      3.51     3.80     4.38     3.32      ---     3.42     4.24     3.89     7.28     4.86     5.20     3.54
         31      3.50      ---     4.36     3.32      ---     3.44      ---     4.80      ---     4.54     5.21      ---

        MEAN     3.54     3.72     4.02     3.90     3.26     3.30     4.03     4.05     7.23     6.67     4.09      ---
        MAX      3.57     3.83     4.38     4.37     4.33     3.44     4.31     4.80    11.54     7.73     5.26      ---
        MIN      3.50     3.50     3.43     3.31     3.07     3.20     3.59     3.65     3.46     4.54     3.51      ---
        

                                               Miscellaneous discharge measurements

                                       Date               Discharge             Gage Height
                                     June 16                1,500                   8.98
                                     June 20                1,960                  11.14
                                     
                                     
                                                     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)

              JUN
                16...       0815    1500       --      999       --     16.5       --       --       --       --
                20...       1305    1960      8.7      996     19.0     18.5      360     70.0     45.0     12.0


                                                       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)

              JUN
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                20...        2       100      37       340     19.0       .2      220     3670      694      671


                                                                   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)

                  JUN
                    16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                    20...       5.0      80       <1      80.0      360      <.1       2      <1.0      390

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