RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                        05116000  SOURIS (MOUSE) RIVER NEAR FOXHOLM, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4822'20", long 10130'18", in SW1/4SE1/4 sec.34, T.157 N., R.84 W., Ward County, Hydrologic Unit 09010001, on
   left bank 30 ft upstream from county highway bridge, 3 mi east of Foxholm, 19 mi upstream from Des Lacs River, and at mile
   414.5.

DRAINAGE AREA.--9,470 mi2, approximately, of which about 6,200 mi2 is probably noncontributing.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1904 to November 1905, March to July 1906 (gage heights only), October 1936 to current year. Monthly
   discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308. Published as Mouse River near Foxholm, 1904-6.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1308: 1905. WSP 2113: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and sheet piling weir. Datum of gage is 1,560.73 ft above sea level. June 23, 1904, to July 31,
   1906, nonrecording gage at site 3.2 mi upstream at different datum. Apr. 1, 1937, to Mar. 25, 1938, nonrecording gage at site
   600 ft downstream at datum about 0.5 ft higher.

REMARKS.--Records good. Flow almost completely regulated since 1936 by Lake Darling (station 05115500), 15 mi upstream, Canadian
   Reservoirs (Boundary Reservoir, 48,990 acre-ft - 1958; Rafferty Reservoir, 356,400 acre-ft - 1991; and Alameda Reservoir,
   85,560 ac-ft - 1992) and several small reservoirs, combined capacity, about 646,000 acre-feet. Some small diversions for
   irrigation and municipal supply.

                          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    349         .09      .08      .12      .06      .07      .05      .32      2.3     4.6       .07      .02
          2    347         .08      .09      .12      .06      .07      .06      .38      3.8     4.8       .09      .03
          3    347         .08      .09      .12      .07      .07      .06      .41     11       5.0       .22      .04
          4    346         .08      .09      .12      .07      .06      .06      .45     19       8.6     29         .02
          5    346         .08      .09      .13      .07      .06      .06      .50     17      33       71         .02

          6    345         .08      .08      .13      .07      .06      .07      .80     14      25       69         .03
          7    345         .08      .08      .12      .07      .06      .07     1.0       9.7    19       69         .05
          8    344         .08      .08      .13      .06      .06      .08     1.0       4.2    12       69         .05
          9    344         .08      .08      .12      .08      .05      .08     1.5       2.6     7.7     68         .05
         10    343         .08      .08      .14      .08      .05      .09     1.6       2.6     5.0     68         .03

         11    343         .08      .08      .13      .08      .05      .10     1.8       1.9     3.0     67         .02
         12    343         .08      .10      .12      .07      .05      .11     8.9       3.5     2.4     67         .02
         13    289         .08      .10      .12      .07      .05      .13     9.1      10       1.5     66         .02
         14     74         .08      .11      .12      .06      .03      .15     5.0      16        .73    64         .02
         15      3.6       .08      .11      .12      .06      .02      .20     2.3      12        .48    64         .02

         16      1.2       .08      .11      .12      .07      .02      .21     1.7      13        .39    65         .02
         17       .54      .08      .11      .11      .06      .02      .24     2.0      10        .24    64         .01
         18       .31      .08      .12      .10      .07      .02      .25     2.0       6.5      .15    33         .01
         19       .24      .08      .12      .09      .06      .02      .25      .97      3.1      .13      .91      .02
         20       .19      .08      .11      .09      .06      .02      .27      .94      4.8      .13      .23      .01

         21       .17      .08      .10      .09      .06      .02      .27     1.3       6.0      .13      .21      .02
         22       .12      .08      .10      .09      .06      .02      .24     2.2       2.3      .12      .19      .02
         23       .10      .08      .11      .09      .06      .02      .20     4.4       1.4      .10      .16      .02
         24       .09      .08      .11      .09      .07      .04      .18     6.4       2.2      .10      .14      .02
         25       .09      .08      .12      .09      .09      .05      .19     4.8       3.9      .10      .13      .01

         26       .09      .08      .12      .08      .16      .05      .19     3.3       5.2      .10      .10      .02
         27       .09      .08      .12      .08      .14      .05      .19     3.7       5.8      .10      .08      .01
         28       .08      .08      .12      .09      .10      .05      .18     4.1       5.7      .09      .07      .01
         29       .08      .08      .12      .08      .09      .05      .18     3.8       5.4      .09      .04      .01
         30       .08      .08      .13      .08      ---      .05      .21     2.1       4.8      .08      .04      .01
         31       .08      ---      .12      .08      ---      .05      ---     1.7       ---      .07      .04      ---

        TOTAL 4512.15     2.41     3.18     3.31     2.18     1.36     4.62    80.47    209.7   134.93   935.72     0.66
        MEAN      146     .080      .10      .11     .075     .044      .15     2.60     6.99     4.35     30.2     .022
        MAX       349      .09      .13      .14      .16      .07      .27      9.1       19       33       71      .05
        MIN       .08      .08      .08      .08      .06      .02      .05      .32      1.4      .07      .04      .01
        AC-FT    8950      4.8      6.3      6.6      4.3      2.7      9.2      160      416      268     1860      1.3

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1937 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     26.7     25.8     25.2     26.6     30.9     96.8      494      486      145      101     57.4     37.2
        MAX       146      137      144      166      334     1058     5443     4242     1138     1238      440      345
        (WY)     2000     1952     1976     1976     1997     1976     1976     1975     1975     1953     1999     1999
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .017     .010     .000     .000
        (WY)     1937     1937     1937     1937     1937     1937     1942     1942     1991     1991     1937     1937

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1937 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      161121.34                    5890.69
        ANNUAL MEAN                          441                         16.1                      130
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        948              1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                           1.13           1989
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2600     Apr 19             349     Oct  1            8500       Apr 17 1976
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .00  Jan 15                .01  Sep 17              -5.0     Apr  5 1949
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .00  Jan 15                .01  Sep 24                .00    Oct  1 1936
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         351     Oct  1            8600       Apr 17 1976
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          7.41  Oct  1              17.17    Apr 17 1976
        INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                                                 a,b -25       Apr  4 1949
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             319600                      11680                      93930
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1330                         13                        242
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   326                           .10                      12
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .00                        .04                        .00

        a  Reverse flow caused by backwater from Des Lacs River
        b  No flow at times in most years
        
        
                                                     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
           15...       1350      .08      --       --       --     1020     12.0      7.0       --       --       --
         JAN
           07...       1120      .11      --       --       --     1550      -.5       .8       --       --       --
         FEB
           24...       1450      .07      --       --       --     1630      3.0      1.2       --       --       --
         MAR
           29...       1115      .03     8.4      8.1     1310     1330     10.0      9.0      430     82.0     55.0
         APR
           21...       0840      .28      --       --       --     1370     14.0      9.7       --       --       --
         MAY
           19...       1330      .90      --       --       --     1350     20.5     18.0       --       --       --
         JUL
           06...       1800    23         --       --       --     1050     25.0     22.4       --       --       --
         AUG
           09...       1030    68        8.1       --       --     1080     23.5     22.5      300     50.0     42.0
           30...       1215      .02      --       --       --     1180     20.0     20.5       --       --       --


                                                                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
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                29...      14.0       3       140      40       362     34.0       .2      340       .07     889
              APR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                06...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                09...      17.0       3       130      47       316     35.0       .2      210    129        702
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --


                         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
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                29...       883      2.0      40       <1      60.0      410       .1       4      <1.0      540
              APR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                06...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                09...       674     14.0      30       <1      50.0       20      <.1       2      <1.0      390
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --

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