RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                           05116500  DES LACS RIVER AT FOXHOLM, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4822'14", long 10134'11", in NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4 sec 2, T.156 N., R.85 W., Ward County, Hydrologic Unit 09010002,
   on left bank 200 ft upstream from county highway bridge in Foxholm, and at mile 23.0.

DRAINAGE AREA.--939 mi2, of which about 400 mi2 is probably noncontributing.


                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1904 to July 1906, October 1945 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in
   WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,632.98 ft above sea level. June 14 to Oct. 23, 1955, non-recording gage at site
   200 ft downstream from present gage at same datum. See WSP 1728 or 1913 for history of changes prior to June 14, 1955.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Flow is affected by reservoirs of Des
   Lacs National Wildlife Refuge. Combined reservoir capacity is about 54,000 acre-ft.

                          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        37       23     22       15       e3.5     23        6.8      5.9      6.7      4.6      4.3      4.6
          2        34       20     23       14       e3.7     23        7.4      5.6      7.3      4.6      4.4      5.2
          3        28       20     23       13       e3.9     20        7.8      5.3      6.8     10       10        5.5
          4        27       15     21       13       e4.1     18        7.3      5.1      7.2    109       13        5.8
          5        27       14     16       13       e4.5     20        7.7      4.9      7.0     98        9.8      6.3

          6        28       15     18       12       e4.6     27        7.5      5.3      6.0     91        7.8      5.8
          7        28       25     20       11       e4.7     43        6.8      5.6      5.5     65        6.4      5.9
          8        27       29     22       11       e4.9     48        6.5      6.0      5.4     37        5.6      5.6
          9        27       30     21       12       e5.0     14        6.1      5.9      5.1     28        5.1      5.3
         10        27       34     17       12       e4.8     21        6.4      6.0      5.1     23        4.8      5.1

         11        32       45     18       12       e4.6     14        6.6      6.7      4.9     19        4.5      4.7
         12        42       35     19       12       e4.3     13        6.6     11        5.1     17        4.4      4.4
         13        41       29     19       10       e4.1     12        6.8     26        6.4     14        4.3      4.0
         14        40       26     20        9.2     e4.0     10        7.4     32       11       12        3.9      4.0
         15        38       25     19        8.2     e3.8      9.9      7.5     21       11       11        3.7      3.9

         16        37       24     16        7.4     e3.7      9.8      7.4     15       14       10        3.5      3.8
         17        35       23     14        8.2     e3.6      9.2      7.4     12       16        9.5      3.5      4.4
         18        33       22     15        9.5     e3.5     10        7.4     10       15        8.9      3.8      6.7
         19        30       22     16        8.2     e3.5     11        7.1      9.1     13        8.8      3.9      7.4
         20        31       21     15        5.8     e3.9     12        6.8      8.5     11        8.7      5.2      6.8

         21        30       21     11        5.9     e5.2     12        6.5      8.3      8.9      8.4      9.4      5.9
         22        29       20      9.4      5.8     e7.8     12        6.4      8.1      7.1      7.8     11        5.8
         23        29       19      8.9      4.9     10       11        6.2      7.2      6.2      7.4      9.6      6.1
         24        27       15      9.1      5.0     11       12        6.0      6.8      6.1      7.0      8.7      5.8
         25        26       18      9.6      4.5     12       12        5.9      6.2      5.9      6.6      7.7      5.2

         26        27       21     10        3.7     16       11        5.8      5.8      5.5      6.4      7.1      4.4
         27        27       21     11       e3.7     19        9.2      5.8      7.1      5.2      5.8      6.6      4.4
         28        26       18     12       e3.7     22        8.1      5.7      7.1      5.1      5.4      6.2      4.5
         29        27       19     16       e3.6     22        7.6      5.5      6.0      4.9      5.1      5.8      4.8
         30        41       21     18       e3.5      ---      7.3      5.9      5.8      4.8      4.9      5.3      4.7
         31        28      ---     15       e3.4      ---      7.2      ---      5.5      ---      4.6      4.8      ---

        TOTAL     966      690    504.0    264.2    207.7    477.3    201.0    280.8    229.2    658.5    194.1    156.8
        MEAN     31.2     23.0     16.3     8.52     7.16     15.4     6.70     9.06     7.64     21.2     6.26     5.23
        MAX        42       45       23       15       22       48      7.8       32       16      109       13      7.4
        MIN        26       14      8.9      3.4      3.5      7.2      5.5      4.9      4.8      4.6      3.5      3.8
        AC-FT    1920     1370     1000      524      412      947      399      557      455     1310      385      311

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1904 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     9.90     6.48     2.97     1.38     4.43     49.0      121     63.2     37.9     23.5     12.3     11.2
        MAX      83.5     50.7     16.3     8.52     76.1      362      730      399      228      216      108     97.9
        (WY)     1976     1976     2000     2000     1981     1976     1976     1975     1975     1999     1972     1975
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000      .10     1.77      .30     .020     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1993     1993     1959     1946     1946     1948     1963     1993     1961     1961     1961     1958

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1904 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       35467.4                     4829.6
        ANNUAL MEAN                           97.2                       13.2                       28.6
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        148              1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .44           1991
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  1110     Jul 16             109     Jul  4            3200       Apr 30 1970
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      2.1   Jan  4               3.4   Jan 31                .00    Dec 11 1945
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               2.2   Jan 21               3.6   Jan 26                .00    Dec 11 1945
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         295     Jul  4            4260       Apr 19 1979
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          8.40  Jul  4            a 21.23    Apr 19 1979
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              70350                       9580                      20720
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   233                         27                         60
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    31                          8.4                        3.0
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     2.4                        4.4                         .00
  
        a  From high-water mark
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1950-51, 1969-70, 1972 to current year.

                                 WATER-QUALITY DATA, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000

                                     DIS-     PH       SPE-
                                   CHARGE,   WATER    CIFIC    SPE-                       HARD-             MAGNE-
                                    INST.    WHOLE     CON-    CIFIC                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,
                                    CUBIC    FIELD    DUCT-    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-   TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-
                                     FEET   (STAND-   ANCE     DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE    (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED
                  DATE      TIME     PER      ARD      LAB     ANCE      AIR     WATER     AS      (MG/L    (MG/L
                                    SECOND   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)   CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)
                                   (00061)  (00400)  (90095)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)  (00900)  (00915)  (00925)

              NOV
                15...       1315     26        --       --     1170     11.0      4.1       --       --       --
              JAN
                07...       1050     11        --       --     1790      -.5       .1       --       --       --
              FEB
                24...       1030     10        --       --     1740      2.5       .0       --       --       --
              MAR
                29...       1015      7.7     8.7     1470     1500      9.0      5.0      410     77.0     52.0
              APR
                21...       1040      6.6      --       --     1950     18.5     10.8       --       --       --
              MAY
                19...       1240      9.1      --       --     2090     20.0     14.7       --       --       --
              JUL
                06...       1710    107       8.2     1650     1640     26.0     23.1      480     95.0     59.0
              AUG
                08...       1705      5.6      --       --     1760     25.5     24.1       --       --       --
                30...       0915      5.4      --       --     1880     15.5     17.8       --       --       --


                                                                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...      12.0       4       190      50       345     25.0       .2      470      21.3    1030
              APR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                06...      12.0       5       230      50       362     30.0       .2      510     347      1200
              AUG
                08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                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...      1030      1.0      50       <1      60.0      220       .1       1      <1.0      490
              APR
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                06...      1150      5.0      60        1      70.0      150      <.1      <1      <1.0      560
              AUG
                08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --

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