RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                             05066500  GOOSE RIVER AT HILLSBORO, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4724'34", long 9703'39", in NW1/4 sec.5, T.145 N., R.50 W., Traill County, Hydrologic Unit 09020109, on right
   bank 600 ft upstream from Foogman Dam in Hillsboro, and 27.5 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,203 mi2, of which about 110 mi2 is probably noncontributing.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1931 to current year (no winter records 1932-34). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in
   WSP 1308.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and masonry dam. Datum of gage is 879.52 ft above sea level. Sept. 26, 1941, to Oct. 27, 1965, at
   site 600 ft downstream at same datum. See WSP 1728 or 1913 for history of changes prior to Sept. 26, 1941.

REMARKS.--Records fair 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        32       64      e49      e32      e25      384       69      102       53      843      135     39
          2        33       62      e50      e32      e25      301       67       94       60      736      127     36
          3        33       63      e50      e32      e24      246       68       93       71      644      118     34
          4        33       73      e49      e31      e24     e190       64       96       70      577      111     33
          5        32       78      e47      e31      e24     e170       59       93       58      562      108     30

          6        30       73      e45      e31      e23     e140       55       93       47      568      102     29
          7        31       66      e43      e31      e23     e120       55       96       42      595       96     30
          8        34       62      e42      e31      e23     e100       52       94       38      705       90     31
          9        26       60      e40      e31      e23       96       53       91       34     1030       87     29
         10        24       58      e39      e31      e23      135       52       88       30     1300       84     27

         11        24       60      e38      e30      e22      144       50       92       26     1360       79     24
         12        26       58      e37      e30      e22      136       50       99       23     1370       76     20
         13        25       56      e37      e30      e22      118       50      104       22     1190       76     18
         14        26       54      e36      e30      e22      103       54       96       32     1080       80     15
         15        25       51      e36      e30      e22       85       57       89       36      971       76     14

         16        26       41      e36      e30      e22       73       57       89      213      829       76     12
         17        29       40      e35      e29      e22       70       54       88     1470      681       76     11
         18        31       44      e35      e29      e23       66       61       87     1900      563       75     11
         19        29       51      e35      e29      e23       66       73       80     2520      463       75      9.8
         20        29       49      e35      e29      e23       66       80       71     2930      393       97      8.3

         21        31       48      e34      e28      e24       64       87       74     3030      348      112      6.4
         22        36      e46      e34      e28      e25       70       94       70     2910      313      133      9.9
         23        39      e45      e34      e28      e27       67       92       68     2630      283      130      8.0
         24        40      e44      e34      e28      e33       68       89       65     2280      253      126      9.8
         25        41      e44      e34      e27      e50       78       89       61     1860      233      114     11

         26        43      e43      e33      e27     e200      107       91       55     1600      212       93     12
         27        52      e43      e33      e27      805      130       96       50     1390      194       80     14
         28        45      e43      e33      e26      772      111      102       45     1220      177       68     15
         29        41      e44      e33      e26      592       94      107       51     1080      166       55     15
         30        48      e47      e32      e26      ---       85      109       48      951      154       47     14
         31        61      ---      e32      e26      ---       79      ---       52      ---      145       42      ---

        TOTAL    1055     1610     1180      906     2988     3762     2136     2474    28626    18938     2844    576.2
        MEAN     34.0     53.7     38.1     29.2      103      121     71.2     79.8      954      611     91.7     19.2
        MAX        61       78       50       32      805      384      109      104     3030     1370      135       39
        MIN        24       40       32       26       22       64       50       45       22      145       42      6.4
        AC-FT    2090     3190     2340     1800     5930     7460     4240     4910    56780    37560     5640     1140


        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1931 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     16.1     12.2     7.70     4.56     8.78      171      510      139     81.3     72.3     25.2     17.8
        MAX       436      188     79.9     31.8      217     1220     3412     2275      954      729      515      326
        (WY)     1995     1995     1995     1995     1998     1995     1997     1950     2000     1993     1993     1994
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     6.51     1.12     1.35     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1939     1939     1939     1939     1939     1940     1938     1939     1938     1940     1938     1938

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1931 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      146643                      67095.2
        ANNUAL MEAN                          402                        183                         91.4
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        400              1999
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                           3.47           1937
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  6200     Mar 30            3030     Jun 21           14400       Apr 21 1979
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     12     Feb  8               6.4   Sep 21                .00    Mar  1 1936
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              12     Feb 13               9.0   Sep 18                .00    Mar  1 1936
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        3070     Jun 21           14800       Apr 21 1979
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          9.95  Jun 22              16.76    Apr 21 1979
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             290900                     133100                      66210
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1240                        414                        135
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    54                         52                          6.0
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    15                         24                           .10

        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1969 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
           22...       1115      39       --       --       --     1670      5.0      2.5       --       --       --
         NOV
           16...       1235      39       --       --       --     1090      5.5      4.5       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...       1340     278       --       --       --     1370      7.5       .5       --       --       --
         APR
           25...       1345      90      8.4       --     1420     1430     22.0     14.5      630      130     75.0
         JUN
           20...       1110    2900       --       --       --      571       --     17.5       --       --       --
         JUL
           26...       0955     222       --       --       --     1140       --     23.5       --       --       --
         AUG
           22...       1120     140      8.1      8.1       --     1240     24.0     22.0      520      110     60.0


                                                                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
                22...        --       --     1  --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                25...       9.0       1       78.0     21       242     46.0       .2      530      261     1070
              JUN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                26...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                22...      12.0       2      100       29       321     32.0       .2      370      372      983



                          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
                22...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                25...      1010      3.0       30      <1      90.0      350      <.1       2       1.0      720
              JUN
                20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                26...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                22...       878      9.0      110      <1      90.0       80      <.1       4       2.0      550

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