RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                             05058700  SHEYENNE RIVER AT LISBON, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4626'49", long 9740'44", on line between secs.1 and 2, T.134 N., R.56 W., Ransom County, Hydrologic Unit
   09020204, on left bank 150 ft downstream from dam at State Fish Hatchery at north edge of city of Lisbon, 3 mi upstream from
   Timber Coulee, and at mile 162.1.

DRAINAGE AREA.--8,190 mi2, approximately, of which about 5,700 mi2 is probably noncontributing, including 3,800 mi2 in closed
   basins.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1956 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,066.46 ft above sea level.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Flow regulated by Lake Ashtabula (station
   05057500), 108.5 mi upstream.

                          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       204      193     e250      278     e100      409      141      253      163    e1300      349      410
          2       198      178     e250      274      e97      271      143      254      289    e1100      308      435
          3       190      176     e235      273       92      206      148      254      322     e900      295      438
          4       184      172     e220     e275       89      178      162      250      299     e800      288      331
          5       183      169      167      277       82      167      172      248      232     e770      252      295

          6       180      181      193      275       79      162      178      235      199     e760      219      291
          7       181      194      224      266       77      158      200      226      187     e780      190      282
          8       179      206      248      252       76      169      199      241      178     e800      174      241
          9       182      210     e220      225       78      111      191      247      174     e800      168      227
         10       179      210     e170      211       77      123      190      252      171     e800      158      309

         11       176      210     e110     e200       75      143      193      270      155      786      146      344
         12       181      219     e130     e185       74      150      197      279      136      767      137      346
         13       184      232     e180     e170       75      131      207      268      126      679      134      347
         14       184      234     e200     e150       77      122      206      265      128      582      135      349
         15       190      235     e220     e150       77      113      215      263      130      690      136      350

         16       189      234     e220     e155       76      103      241      261      148      716      149      351
         17       184      230     e225     e155       77      107      254      258      769      723      147      346
         18       181      230     e230     e160       78      111      256      238     1350      744      160      329
         19       184      230     e245     e160       80      120      260      219    e1710      778      172      320
         20       190      231     e260     e160       84      141      279      215    e1920      894      162      311

         21       197      231     e270     e160       86      144      270      217    e2100      881      169      228
         22       185      231     e280     e155       87      154      259      185    e2140      909      173      211
         23       184      234      284     e150       89      170      257      158    e2050      992      202      330
         24       184      236      320     e140       96      181      255      149    e2020     1050      366      349
         25       183      229      323     e130      149      187      252      146    e2050     1050      344      335

         26       184      225      313     e120     e200      180      247      144    e2070      998      283      331
         27       190      209      302     e115     e240      177      263      145    e2090      849      219      359
         28       206      187      299     e115      295      161      291      148    e2080      808      235      279
         29       210      191      291     e110      495      151      264      150    e2000      746      268      156
         30       207     e220      291     e105      ---      143      253      154    e1700      540      284      106
         31       203      ---      285     e105      ---      140      ---      153      ---      393      381      ---

        TOTAL    5836     6367     7455     5656     3357     4983     6643     6745    29086    25385     6803     9336
        MEAN      188      212      240      182      116      161      221      218      970      819      219      311
        MAX       210      236      323      278      495      409      291      279     2140     1300      381      438
        MIN       176      169      110      105       74      103      141      144      126      393      134      106
        AC-FT   11580    12630    14790    11220     6660     9880    13180    13380    57690    50350    13490    18520

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1957 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     70.2     88.1     81.3     73.1     90.6      356      820      378      207      192      114     79.7
        MAX       716      454      290      204      413     1525     4181     2394      970     1424     1945      561
        (WY)     1995     1995     1995     1995     1996     1995     1997     1997     2000     1993     1993     1994
        MIN      7.66     12.2     8.69     8.15     10.7     19.8     20.3     17.5     14.8     6.07     6.54     5.25
        (WY)     1957     1991     1991     1991     1991     1964     1991     1959     1961     1973     1961     1959

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1957 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      226996                     117652
        ANNUAL MEAN                          622                        321                        212
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        719              1997
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          25.9            1991
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2850     Apr  4            2140     Jun 22            5650       Apr 23 1997
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     86     Feb 23              74     Feb 12                .00    Oct 23 1956
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              93     Jan  5              76     Feb 10                .87    Oct  1 1956
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        2060     Jun 23            5670       Apr 23 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                       a 10.09  Jun 23            b 19.29    Apr  5 1997
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             450200                     233400                     153900
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1780                        750                        459
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   296                        210                         63
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   105                        118                         15

        a  Observed, may have been higher during period of no record, June 20-29
        b  Backwater from ice
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1956 to current year.

REMARKS.--Quality assurance sample also collected at this location.


                                 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
           14...       1250     183       --       --       --     1100     10.5     13.5       --       --       --
         DEC
           10...       0950     166       --       --       --      615     -4.0       .5       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...       1430     164       --       --       --     1190     -7.5       .5       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...       1515     254      8.3       --     1020     1030      8.0      1.0      340     70.0     39.0
           24...       0820     176       --       --       --     1190     10.0      3.0       --       --       --
         APR
           25...       0855     245       --       --       --     1220     17.0     14.0       --       --       --
         JUN
           20...       1345    1990       --       --       --     1030     23.0     20.5       --       --       --
         AUG
           09...       1630     159      8.3      8.4      997      952     29.0     28.5      360     72.0     43.0


                                                                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
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                02...      17.0       2      84.0      34       227     38.0       .2      240      476      694
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                25...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                09...      11.0       2      89.0      34       304     20.0       .2      230      288      671


                          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
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                02...       625      3.0       70       1      60.0      150      <.1      <1      <1.0      470
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                25...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                09...       648      9.0      110      <1      80.0      110      <.1       2      <1.0      380

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