RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                         05122000  SOURIS (MOUSE) RIVER NEAR BANTRY, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4830'20", long 10026'04", in SE1/4NW1/4SE1/4 sec.14, T.158 N., R.76 W., McHenry County, Hydrologic Unit
   09010003, on left bank 200 ft upstream from Nelson bridge, 8 mi east of Bantry, 18 mi upstream from Willow Creek, and at mile
   228.0.

DRAINAGE AREA.--12,300 mi2 approximately, of which about 7,600 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1937 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 2113: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,427.56 ft above sea level. Prior to Mar. 16, 1938, nonrecording gage at same
   site at datum 0.17 ft lower.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are fair. Flow regulated by reservoirs on Souris,
   Des Lacs, and Wintering Rivers, total capacity, about 700,000 acre-ft. Diversions for irrigation of about 7,000 acres at
   Eaton Dam about 42 mi above station and other 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       542      161      110      e64      e45     e140       19       25      238      145       72       53
          2       545      155      108      e66      e45     e158       20       25      225      141       67       54
          3       539      148      110      e68      e46     e148       20       34      215      137       68       52
          4       531      144      101      e70      e46     e134       20       40      207      148       64       50
          5       527      141       72      e69      e47     e123       20       40      194      259       71       50

          6       524      137      105      e66      e48      113       21       64      181      249       78       52
          7       526      134      123      e64      e48       89       22      140      169      268       83       53
          8       528      132      106      e60      e49       56       22      196      161      276       94       53
          9       527      129       96      e56      e49       58       23      271      146      262      110       57
         10       524      125       94      e53      e50       39       23      472      134      246      120       61

         11       519      118       96      e50      e50       38       24      649      126      267      121       62
         12       516      114       95      e48      e51       33       24      695      150      310      118       59
         13       512      113       93      e48      e49       30       25      696      156      320      105       56
         14       510      113       92      e49      e49       31       27      686      170      303       97       55
         15       506      109       92      e50      e48       30       26      674      182      265       94       55

         16       502      104       96      e51      e47       27       27      668      180      238       96       55
         17       501       99      e96      e50      e47       25       28      663      192      213       97       54
         18       501       96      e92      e50      e46       25       30      636      202      184       96       57
         19       492       96      e85      e49      e46       24       29      588      218      164       97       64
         20       466      109      e82      e48      e46       24       28      526      239      148       97       72

         21       420      123      e78      e48      e45       23       29      468      245      133       97       80
         22       361      125      e75      e47      e45       23       29      417      231      122       95       84
         23       308      120      e73      e47      e46       23       27      377      212      116       96       85
         24       271      116      e70      e47      e47       32       26      352      198      110      100       85
         25       248      129      e68      e46      e50       30       27      331      183      106      100       83

         26       219      123      e65      e46      e57       29       27      308      168      102       99       80
         27       199       87      e64      e47      e73       25       27      292      156       97       93       77
         28       185      118      e62      e46     e105       22       26      272      151       92       84       74
         29       179      120      e61      e46     e125       20       27      254      150       86       73       70
         30       172      124      e60      e45      ---       19       26      255      149       81       65       66
         31       166      ---      e61      e45      ---       19      ---      253      ---       76       57      ---

        TOTAL   13066     3662     2681     1639     1545     1610      749    11367     5528     5664     2804     1908
        MEAN      421      122     86.5     52.9     53.3     51.9     25.0      367      184      183     90.5     63.6
        MAX       545      161      123       70      125      158       30      696      245      320      121       85
        MIN       166       87       60       45       45       19       19       25      126       76       57       50
        AC-FT   25920     7260     5320     3250     3060     3190     1490    22550    10960    11230     5560     3780

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

        MEAN     66.8     58.4     41.5     33.0     42.7      139      630      808      411      222      124     72.4
        MAX       421      219      172      175      388      912     5666     5161     2821     1616     1080      633
        (WY)     2000     1976     1976     1976     1997     1995     1976     1979     1975     1953     1999     1999
        MIN       .68      .50     1.00      .50     .000      .44     5.60     3.04     11.7     2.73     1.03     .010
        (WY)     1941     1941     1938     1938     1938     1937     1990     1937     1992     1992     1992     1939

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

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      322929                      52223
        ANNUAL MEAN                          885                        143                        224
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                       1226              1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          15.9            1938
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2960     May  6             696     May 13            9260       Apr 23 1976
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     20     Jan 28              19     Mar 30                .00    Mar  1 1937
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              21     Jan 28              20     Mar 29                .00    Mar  1 1937
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         701     May 12            9330       Apr 23 1976
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          8.48  May 12              14.59    Apr 23 1976
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             640500                     103600                     162500
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  2510                        355                        526
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   555                         93                         50
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    25                         27                          5.0

        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1971 to current year.

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

                          DIS-     DIS-    BARO-   OXYGEN,             PH       PH       SPE-
                        CHARGE,  CHARGE,   METRIC    DIS-             WATER    WATER    CIFIC    SPE-
                           IN     INST.    PRES-    SOLVED            WHOLE    WHOLE     CON-    CIFIC
                         CUBIC    CUBIC     SURE    (PER-   OXYGEN,   FIELD     LAB     DUCT-    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-
                          FEET     FEET     (MM      CENT     DIS-   (STAND-  (STAND-   ANCE     DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE
       DATE      TIME     PER      PER       OF     SATUR-   SOLVED    ARD      ARD      LAB     ANCE      AIR     WATER
                         SECOND   SECOND    HG)     ATION)   (MG/L)   UNITS)   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)
                        (00060)  (00061)  (00025)  (00301)  (00300)  (00400)  (00403)  (90095)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)

      OCT
       19...     1050    490        --      723       95     11.1      8.0      8.2      949      938      2.0      6.2
      NOV
       17...     1145      --      99.1      --       --       --       --       --       --     1250      6.5      2.4
      JAN
       13...     1120      --      47.8      --       --       --       --       --       --     1660     -9.0       .0
      MAR
       30...     1620      --      18.7      --       --       --      8.2      8.1      873      883      9.0      9.7
      APR
       18...     1730      --      30.1      --       --       --       --       --       --     1100     12.5       .0
       19...     1115     29        --      720       93     10.3      8.2      8.0     1110     1110       --      8.4
      MAY
       01...     1515     25.0      --      720      140     12.5       --      8.3     1210     1200     25.5     17.8
       18...     1915      --     625        --       --     10.2      8.3      8.0     1350     1350     14.5     15.8
      JUN
       06...     1050    181        --      720      113      9.8      8.0      8.0     2080     2060     22.0     18.8
       26...     1230    168        --      720       79      6.6      8.2      8.2     1680     1700     21.0     20.9
       28...     1600      --     145        --       --       --       --       --       --     1890     23.0     21.7
      JUL
       25...     1030    106        --      710       91      7.1      8.2      8.3     1870     1870     23.5     23.9
      AUG
       07...     1730      --      84.9      --       --       --       --       --       --     1660     25.0     25.5
       22...     1030     95.0      --      720       53      4.6      8.2      8.4     1510     1580     23.5     19.0
       31...     1315      --      58.8      --       --       --       --       --       --     1260     18.0     18.5
      SEP
       19...     0950     64.0      --      710       76      7.0      8.3      8.4     1340     1340     14.0     15.3


                                                                                      ANC
                      HARD-             MAGNE-   POTAS-   SODIUM                    UNFLTRD   CHLO-    FLUO-
                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,    SIUM,     AD-   SODIUM,           TIT 4.5   RIDE,    RIDE,   SULFATE
                      TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-     DIS-    SORP-    DIS-               LAB     DIS-      DIS-    DIS-
                      (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED    TION   SOLVED             (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED
             DATE      AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    RATIO    (MG/L    SODIUM    AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L
                      CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)   AS K)             AS NA)  PERCENT   CACO3)   AS CL)   AS F)   AS SO4)
                     (00900)  (00915)  (00925)  (00935)  (00931)  (00930)  (00932)  (90410)  (00940)  (00950)  (00945)

         OCT
           19...       290      60       35      13         3        99      41       270      27        --      210
         NOV
           17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           30...       320      70       36       9.6       2        71      32       318      24        .2      150
         APR
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           19...       390      79       46       9         2       110      38       360      32        --      240
         MAY
           01...       390      77       48      11         3       120      39       380      35        --      260
           18...       390      72       51      10         4       160      46       380      31        .2      320
         JUN
           06...       450      75       64      12         7       320      60       540      53        --      550
           26...       450      81       59      11         5       220      51       430      49        --      490
           28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       420      70       60      11         6       290      59       500      49        --      490
         AUG
           07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       430      78       57      13         5       220      52       370      69        --      370
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       370      70       47      10         4       190      52       420      43        --      270


                      NITRO-                                                                 SOLIDS,  SOLIDS,
                     GEN,AM-   NITRO-   NITRO-   NITRO-            PHOS-            SOLIDS,  RESIDUE  SUM OF    TRANS-
                     MONIA +    GEN,     GEN,     GEN,    NITRO-  PHORUS    PHOS-     DIS-   AT 180   CONSTI-    PAR-
                     ORGANIC  AMMONIA  NO2+NO3  ORGANIC    GEN,     DIS-   PHORUS    SOLVED   DEG. C  TUENTS,    ENCY
                      TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    SOLVED   TOTAL    (TONS     DIS-     DIS-   (SECCHI
             DATE     (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED   SOLVED   DISK)
                      AS N)    AS N)    AS N)    AS N)    AS N)    AS P)    AS P)     DAY)    (MG/L)   (MG/L)    (IN)
                     (00625)  (00610)  (00630)  (00605)  (00600)  (00666)  (00665)  (70302)  (70300)  (70301)  (00077)

         OCT
           19...        .88      .02      .06      .86      .94     .13      .19     805        --      606      16
         NOV
           17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --      28.6     566      552       --
         APR
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           19...        .85     <.01     <.02      --       --      .020     .080     57.3      --      732      29
         MAY
           01...       1.1      <.01     <.02      --       --      .07      .13      52.6      --      779      21
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --    1570       933      873       --
         JUN
           06...       1.8      <.01      .13      --      1.9      .23      .35     683        --     1400      13
           26...       1.5      <.01      .29      --      1.8      .20      .31     530        --     1170      11
           28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       1.6      <.01      .09      --      1.7      .46      .58     363        --     1270      17
         AUG
           07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       1.1       .04      .10     1.1      1.2      .37      .44     264        --     1030      12
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       1.1       .03      .05     1.1      1.1      .24      .29     152        --      882      13


                      COLI-    STREP-  CHLOR-A  CHLOR-B
                      FORM,   TOCOCCI   PHYTO-   PHYTO-  ALUMI-                                        BERYL-
                      FECAL,   FECAL,   PLANK-   PLANK-    NUM,    ANTI-   ARSENIC           BARIUM,    LIUM   BORON,
                      0.7     KF AGAR    TON      TON     TOTAL    MONY,     DIS-   ARSENIC   TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL
                      UM-MF   (COLS.   CHROMO   CHROMO   RECOVER   TOTAL    SOLVED   TOTAL   RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER
             DATE    (COLS./    PER    FLUOROM  FLUOROM   -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE
                     100 ML)  100 ML)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS SB)   AS AS)   AS AS)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)
                     (31625)  (31673)  (70953)  (70954)  (01104)  (01097)  (01000)  (01002)  (01009)  (00998)  (00999)

         OCT
           19...       K10      K10      16       2.0      630      <1        --       6       120      <1       290
         NOV
           17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       1        --       --       --       --
         APR
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           19...        K6       K6      <3.0    <1.0      130      <1        --       2       120      <1       160
         MAY
           01...        K5       K3      <3.0    <1.0      140      <1        --       4       120      <1       190
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       3        --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...       K25      120      36        --     1400      <1        --       7       150      <1       460
           26...        51      160      29       4.0     1700      <1        --       6       170      <1       400
           28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       230       89      30      <5.0     1700      <1        --      13       150      <1       650
         AUG
           07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       K73      180      16      <3.0     1100      <1        --      12       130      <1       420
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       180       88     <10      <4.0     1000      <1        --       8       140      <1       420


                               CHRO-                      IRON,                               MANGA-  MANGAN-
                     CADMIUM   MIUM,   COPPER,   IRON,    TOTAL    LEAD,    LEAD,   LITHIUM   NESE,     ESE    MERCURY
                      TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL     DIS-    RECOV-    DIS-    TOTAL     DIS-     DIS-    TOTAL     DIS-
                     RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER   SOLVED   ERABLE   SOLVED  RECOVER   SOLVED   SOLVED  RECOVER   SOLVED
             DATE     -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L   - ABLE    (UG/L
                      (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS FE)   AS FE)   AS PB)   (UG/L)   AS LI)   AS MN)   (UG/L)   AS HG)
                     (01113)  (01118)  (01119)  (01046)  (01045)  (01049)  (01114)  (01130)  (01056)  (01123)  (71890)

         OCT
           19...       <1       <1        3        --     1080       --      <1        --       --      180       --
         NOV
           17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           30...        --       --       --      60        --      <1        --      30       370       --      <.1
         APR
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           19...       <1       <1        1        --      520       --      <1        --       --      340       --
         MAY
           01...       <1       <1        1        --      510       --      <1        --       --      400       --
           18...        --       --       --      30        --       1        --      60        70       --      <.1
         JUN
           06...       <1        2        3        --     2100       --       1        --       --      360       --
           26...       <1        2        6        --     2400       --       2        --       --      300       --
           28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       <1        3        4        --     2500       --       2        --       --      370       --
         AUG
           07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       <1        2        4        --     1700       --       2        --       --      250       --
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...        1        2        5        --     1400       --       2        --       --      200       --


                                                                           THAL-                      SEDI-     SED.
                      MOLYB-            SELE-                      STRON-   LIUM,                      MENT,     SUSP.
                      DENUM,  NICKEL,   NIUM,    SELE-   SILVER,    TIUM,   TOTAL    ZINC,    SEDI-     DIS-    SIEVE
                       DIS-    TOTAL     DIS-    NIUM,    TOTAL     DIS-    RECOV-   TOTAL    MENT,   CHARGE,    DIAM.
                      SOLVED  RECOVER   SOLVED   TOTAL   RECOVER   SOLVED   ERABLE  RECOVER   SUS-      SUS-   % FINER
             DATE     (UG/L    -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    PENDED   PENDED    THAN
                      AS MO)   (UG/L)   AS SE)   AS SE)   (UG/L)   AS SR)   AS TL)   (UG/L)   (MG/L)  (T/DAY)  .062 MM
                     (01060)  (01074)  (01145)  (01147)  (01079)  (01080)  (01128)  (01094)  (80154)  (80155)  (70331)

         OCT
           19...        --       6        --       2       <1        --      <1       14        31      41       94
         NOV
           17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JAN
           13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           30...        1        --      <1        --       --      330       --       --       --       --       --
         APR
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           19...        --       5        --       1       <3        --      <1        6       132      10       29
         MAY
           01...        --       7        --       2       <1        --      <1        5        41       2.8     58
           18...        1        --      <1        --       --      460       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...        --       6        --       3       <1        --      <1       16       226     110       99
           26...        --       7        --       1       <1        --      <1       17       174      79       79
           28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...        --       7        --       2       <1        --      <1       17        64      18        --
         AUG
           07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...        --       6        --       1       <1        --      <1       22        46      12        --
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...        --       6        --       2       <1        --      <1       18       151      26       80

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