RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                           05059000  SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR KINDRED, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4637'54", long 9700'01", in SE1/4SE1/4SW1/4 sec.33, T.137 N., R.50 W., Cass County, Hydrologic Unit 09020204,
   on left bank 100 ft downstream from North Dakota State Highway 46 bridge crossing, 1.5 mi southeast of Kindred, and at mile
   67.9.

DRAINAGE AREA.--8,800 mi2, approximately, of which about 5,780 mi2 is probably noncontributing, including 3,800 mi2 in closed
   basins.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1949 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 925.55 ft above sea level. From Oct. 1, 1962, to Sept. 30, 1989, gage was located
   at site 1,500 ft upstream. July 1949 to Sept. 30, 1962, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Flow regulated to a large degree by Lake
   Ashtabula (station 05057500), 202 mi upstream, and several small reservoirs.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Spring flood in 1947 or 1948 reached a stage of 22.1 ft from floodmarks, discharge about
   3,600 ft3/s.

                          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       317      291     e250     e315     e130     e270      328      394      247     1950      737      371
          2       315      283     e250     e310     e125     e350      311      379      242     1840      595      423
          3       311      278     e250     e310     e120     e450      305      367      238     1540      512      670
          4       305      273     e250     e305     e120     e480      295      358      281     1260      460      720
          5       301      264     e240     e300     e115     e480      292      353      389     1160      423      656

          6       299      259     e220     e290     e115     e450      291      344      395     1190      413      524
          7       297      256     e200     e290     e115     e370      297      338      348     1230      386      444
          8       300      256     e200     e290     e115     e300      296      362      291     1270      336      412
          9       302      262     e200     e290     e115      279      298      374      268     1190      292      396
         10       293      271     e195     e275     e115      307      308      371      261     1140      263      363

         11       284      281     e190     e260     e110      365      307      363      251     1080      248      323
         12       280      286     e185     e245     e110      382      307      364      245     1040      234      336
         13       280      287     e180     e230     e110      342      315      363      246     1020      221      409
         14       279      287     e140     e220     e105      298      323      377      240     1000      212      424
         15       288      291     e160     e210     e105     e250      320      373      237     e900      204      426

         16       292      300     e180     e200     e105     e195      320      366      261     e820      203      428
         17       290      303     e200     e200     e105     e200      319      360      250     e800      200      429
         18       290      304     e220     e195     e105     e230      331      350      238     e810      201      432
         19       289      306     e230     e195     e105     e220      356      341      448     e830      209      432
         20       282      305     e245     e195     e105     e220      447      332     1220     e830      210      420

         21       279     e310     e255     e190     e105     e240      484      314    e1550     e850      221      405
         22       277     e310     e270     e185     e105      310      475      307    e1680     e920      226      418
         23       278     e310     e280     e185     e105      445      447      304    e1820     e950      218      415
         24       280     e310     e295     e180     e110      606      418      294    e1920    e1000      217      329
         25       275     e310     e310     e175     e115      672      393      264    e1940    e1050      220      357

         26       273     e305     e320     e165     e130      601      376      245    e1940    e1100      304      420
         27       271     e300     e320     e155     e150      550      374      238    e1940    e1100      412      423
         28       268     e285     e320     e145     e190      473      360      238    e1950     1110      369      409
         29       270     e270     e320     e140     e220      423      357      239    e1960     1010      318      410
         30       275     e255     e320     e135      ---      383      382      242     1960      929      271      416
         31       285      ---     e320     e135      ---      353      ---      244      ---      868      339      ---

        TOTAL    8925     8608     7515     6915     3480    11494    10432    10158    25256    33787     9674    13040
        MEAN      288      287      242      223      120      371      348      328      842     1090      312      435
        MAX       317      310      320      315      220      672      484      394     1960     1950      737      720
        MIN       268      255      140      135      105      195      291      238      237      800      200      323
        AC-FT   17700    17070    14910    13720     6900    22800    20690    20150    50100    67020    19190    25860

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1949 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     93.5      107     92.7     81.7     92.3      341      861      535      303      266      148      103
        MAX       693      589      339      223      317     1256     3957     3053     1938     1466     2231      528
        (WY)     1995     1995     1995     2000     1996     1987     1997     1950     1950     1975     1993     1999
        MIN      24.6     22.7     17.6     17.5     21.7     35.1     71.7     53.6     48.4     26.7     17.5     25.1
        (WY)     1957     1956     1956     1991     1956     1956     1991     1990     1961     1988     1988     1959

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1949 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      262643                     149284
        ANNUAL MEAN                          720                        408                        252
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        770              1997
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          48.0            1991
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2830     Apr  7            1960     Jun 29            5610       Apr 29 1997
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                    140     Jan  1             105     Feb 14               9.2     Aug 16 1990
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM             140     Jan  1             105     Feb 14              11       Dec 26 1990
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        1960     Jun 30            5970       Apr 27 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                       a 12.30  Jun 30            b 22.33    Apr  8 1997
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             521000                     296100                     182900
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1960                        855                        539
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   357                        300                         93
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   160                        178                         35

        a  May have been higher during period of no record, June 21-29.
        b  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       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
           12...       1530     287       --       --       --     1040       7.0    10.0       --       --       --
         DEC
           07...       1250     201       --       --       --     1110       4.0     1.5       --       --       --
         JAN
           20...       1635     192       --       --       --       --     -17.0      .5       --       --       --
         MAR
           01...       0915     270       --       --       --      922       2.0     1.0       --       --       --
         APR
           11...       0940     302      8.1      8.1     1250     1240       1.0     6.5      500     110      54.0
         MAY
           02...       1625     376       --       --       --       --      24.0    17.0       --       --       --
         JUN
           13...       0810     251       --       --       --      983      20.0    22.0       --       --       --
           21...       0805    1520       --       --       --      364      14.5    17.5       --       --       --
         JUL
           21...       1235     887       --       --       --      798      24.0    22.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           07...       1540     387      8.2      7.9       --      890      29.0    26.5      350      76.0    40.0


                                                                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
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                11...      10.0       2      94.0      29       341     39.0       .2      310      678      832
              MAY
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                07...      11.0       2      81.0      32       302     18.0       .2      180      660      632


                          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
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                11...       822      4.0       30      <1      70.0      90       <.1      <1      <1.0      550
              MAY
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                07...       588     10.0      100      <1      70.0      10       <.1       2      <1.0      390

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