RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                              05113600  LONG CREEK NEAR NOONAN, ND
                                                 (International gaging station)

LOCATION.--Lat 4858'52", long 10304'34", near north line of NE1/4 sec.1, T.163 N., R.96 W., Divide County, Hydrologic Unit
   09010001, on right bank 150 ft upstream from county highway bridge, 1.5 mi upstream from international boundary, and 7 mi
   northwest of Noonan.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,790 mi2, approximately, of which about 1,160 mi2 is probably noncontributing.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1959 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 2113: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,840 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to Aug. 18, 1960,
   nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are fair.

COOPERATION.--This station is one of the international gaging stations maintained by the United States under agreement with
   Canada.

                          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      1.3     e1.5       1.3      2.4      1.6     e3.0      2.5      5.6      3.7      7.3     15       1.2
          2      1.3      1.3       1.5      2.8      1.6     e4.0      2.7      5.6      3.4      6.4     14       1.2
          3      1.3      1.3       1.4     e2.8     e1.8     e7.0      4.5      5.5      3.3      6.4     15       1.2
          4      1.2      1.7       1.6     e2.9     e1.7     e9.0      3.4      5.0      3.1     13       14       1.3
          5      1.0      1.1      e1.5      3.1     e1.6     e8.5      3.0      4.9      3.1     25       13       1.5

          6      1.1       .95     e1.5      2.8     e1.6     e8.0      2.6      4.8      2.9     15       18       1.3
          7      1.2      1.1      e1.5      2.6     e1.6     e7.0      6.8      4.6      3.0     25       18       1.2
          8      1.2      1.3      e1.5      2.7     e1.5     e6.0      5.6      4.5      3.1     32       19       1.2
          9      1.1      1.4       1.5      2.6     e1.4     e5.5      3.6      4.1      2.8     21       15        .94
         10      1.0      1.3       1.5      2.6     e1.3     e5.0      3.1      4.0      3.7     18       12        .80

         11       .85     1.4       1.4     e2.6     e1.1     e5.0      2.9      4.9      3.6     19       10        .72
         12       .90     1.5       1.5      2.4     e1.1     e4.5      2.9      7.5      3.4     22        8.8      .62
         13       .91     1.6       1.5      2.3     e1.2     e4.5      2.9      7.0      5.8     21        8.4      .49
         14       .93     1.2      e1.5      2.2     e1.2     e4.0      2.8      7.8      8.8     29        7.8      .42
         15      1.0      1.2      e1.5     e2.2     e1.2     e4.5      3.2      8.4     13       21        6.7      .43
        
         16       .90     1.2      e1.5     e2.0     e1.2     e5.0      4.0     12       21       18        7.1      .35
         17      1.1      1.6      e1.5      2.0     e1.2     e6.0      4.7     15       33       16        5.8      .35
         18      1.0      1.4      e1.5      1.9     e1.2     e7.0      4.7     16       33       14        6.1      .39
         19       .96     1.7      e1.4      1.8     e1.2     e8.0      4.7     13       30       15        6.1      .38
         20      1.3      1.8      e1.3      1.9     e1.3     e9.5      5.1     11       30       16        5.6      .35

         21      1.2      1.6      e1.4      1.8     e1.3     12        4.7      8.8     29       27        4.3      .32
         22       .80     1.6      e1.4      1.9     e1.3     11        4.0      7.4     22       29        4.6      .34
         23       .94     1.5      e1.7      1.8     e1.3     11        3.9      5.9     18       29        4.3      .23
         24       .96     1.6       1.9      1.7     e1.4     e9.0      4.1      6.8     17       29        3.7      .29
         25       .92     1.5       2.0      1.8     e1.5     e8.0      4.2      5.1     16       28        3.2      .37

         26      1.0      1.7       1.9      1.6     e1.7     e7.0      4.8      3.9     14       25        3.2      .34
         27       .92     1.4       1.9      1.7     e2.0     e6.0      7.2      4.5     13       22        2.7      .36
         28      1.1      1.5       2.0      1.8     e2.5     e5.0      6.1      3.9     11       21        2.5      .30
         29      1.4      1.4       2.2      1.8     e3.0      4.8      6.4      3.0     10       20        2.1      .25
         30      1.3      1.3       2.7      1.6      ---      4.2      6.7      2.6      8.6     18        1.7      .16
         31      1.6       ---      2.5      1.7      ---      3.2      ---      3.1      ---     16        1.3      ---

        TOTAL   33.69    42.65     51.0     67.8     43.6    202.2    127.8    206.2    372.3    624.1    259.0    19.30
        MEAN     1.09     1.42     1.65     2.19     1.50     6.52     4.26     6.65     12.4     20.1     8.35      .64
        MAX       1.6      1.8      2.7      3.1      3.0       12      7.2       16       33       32       19      1.5
        MIN       .80      .95      1.3      1.6      1.1      3.0      2.5      2.6      2.8      6.4      1.3      .16
        AC-FT      67       85      101      134       86      401      253      409      738     1240      514       38

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1960 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     1.56      .79      .58      .39     2.87     98.7      255     66.4     34.0     38.8     8.07     3.54
        MAX      31.0     7.17     4.35     5.11     71.3      600     1396      728      376      452      131     77.2
        (WY)     1979     1979     1976     1976     1981     1994     1979     1970     1976     1978     1993     1978
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1960     1961     1961     1961     1961     1965     1990     1990     1961     1961     1960     1960

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1960 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       37012.28                    2049.64
        ANNUAL MEAN                          101                          5.60                      42.5
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        200              1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .017          1988
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2710     Mar 27              33     Jun 17            5710       Apr  1 1976
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .02  Feb 20                .16  Sep 30                .00    Oct  1 1959
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .03  Feb 17                .30  Sep 24                .00    Oct  1 1959
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                          36     Jul  7            6310       Mar 31 1976
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          3.86  Jul  7              17.61    Mar 31 1976
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              73410                       4070                      30770
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   172                         16                         47
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     2.7                        2.7                         .35
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .11                       1.0                         .00

        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)

         NOV
           16...       1245     1.1       --       --       --     1170       6.5     4.4       --       --       --
         JAN
           06...       1400     2.7       --       --       --     1920     -12.0      .5       --       --       --
         FEB
           23...       1115     1.3       --       --       --     1870       8.3      .2       --       --       --
         MAR
           28...       1245     4.7      8.5      8.3     1260     1280       9.0     4.5      440      80.0     59.0
         APR
           19...       1215     4.9       --       --       --     1350       --      9.0       --       --       --
         MAY
           17...       1300    16         --       --       --     1970      12.5    13.5       --       --       --
         JUN
           29...       1315    10         --       --       --     2450      30.5    22.5       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       1415    29        8.5      8.4     2610     2600      24.5    24.5      730     110      110
         AUG
           29...       1545     1.9       --       --       --     2640      25.0    18.9       --       --       --


                                                               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)

              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                06...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                28...      11.0       2       120      36       267     20.0       .2      430      11.4     896
              APR
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                25...      17.0       6       370      52       383     40.0       .2     1000     156      2020
              AUG
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --


                          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)


              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                06...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                28...       881      1.0      40       <1       70.0     10       <.1      <1      <1.0      430
              APR
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                25...      1880     10.0      70        2      150       50       <.1       1      <1.0      670
              AUG
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --

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