RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                              05123510  DEEP RIVER NEAR UPHAM, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4835'03", long 10051'44", in SW1/4NW1/4 sec.22, T.159 N., R.79 W., McHenry County, Hydrologic Unit 09010005, 60
   ft downstream from county highway bridge, 0.8 mi downstream from Little Deep River, and 6.3 mi west of Upham.

DRAINAGE AREA.--975 mi2, of which about 605 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1957 to September 1980, March 1985 to current year (seasonal records only since 1985).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,430 ft above sea level, from topographic map.

REMARKS.--Records good.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in April 1951 reached a stage of about 16 ft, discharge, 2,700 ft3/s, from information
   by local residents.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 89 ft3/s, July 10, gage height, 8.55 ft, no flow for several days.

                          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       ---      ---      ---      ---      .12      3.2      2.2      3.9      3.9       13     28       1.2
          2       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      3.1      2.0      3.6      3.8       12     24       1.2
          3       ---      ---      ---      ---      .13      2.9      2.1      3.2      6.0       12     22       1.1
          4       ---      ---      ---      ---      .14      2.7      2.1      2.9      7.0       13     21       1.2
          5       ---      ---      ---      ---      .12      2.5      2.4      2.5      6.4       43     21       1.2

          6       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.4      2.8      2.2      4.8       83     23       1.2
          7       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.4      2.8      2.0      3.5       88     24       1.6
          8       ---      ---      ---      ---      .10      2.3      2.5      1.9      2.7       88     23       1.8
          9       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.3      2.4      1.7      2.2       88     22       1.7
         10       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.2      2.3      1.4      1.8       89     21       1.8

         11       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.0      2.5      1.3      1.6       89     20       1.7
         12       ---      ---      ---      ---      .10      1.8      2.7      1.7      3.0       89     18       1.6
         13       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      1.5      2.7      3.3      6.9       89     17       1.5
         14       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      1.4      3.1      7.7     19         89     15       1.4
         15       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      1.4      5.0      9.6     30         84     13       1.2

         16       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      1.6      5.8      9.2     35         78     12       1.0
         17       ---      ---      ---      ---      .08      1.8      5.2      9.5     35         71     11        .84
         18       ---      ---      ---      ---      .08      1.9      4.7     14       35         65      9.8      .72
         19       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      2.0      4.3     16       34         61      9.2      .61
         20       ---      ---      ---      ---      .08      2.0      4.0     15       33         58      8.3      .55

         21       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      2.0      4.2     14       30         55      7.8      .52
         22       ---      ---      ---      ---      .09      2.0      4.6     12       27         52      7.0      .49
         23       ---      ---      ---      ---      .11      2.1      4.9     11       24         50      5.9      .44
         24       ---      ---      ---      ---      .14      2.5      4.7     10       21         48      5.0      .40
         25       ---      ---      ---      ---      .20      2.8      4.9      9.0     19         47      4.2      .36

         26       ---      ---      ---      ---      .69      2.8      5.0      7.9     17         45      3.7      .31
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---     1.1       3.0      4.8      7.4     15         43      3.0      .26
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---     1.4       2.9      4.8      7.2     14         41      2.3      .24
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---     2.6       2.6      4.5      6.1     13         38      1.9      .22
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      2.4      4.2      5.4     13         35      1.6      .20
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      2.3      ---      4.5      ---       31      1.4      ---

        TOTAL     ---      ---      ---      ---     8.48     70.8    110.2    207.1    467.6     1787    406.1    28.56
        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      .29     2.28     3.67     6.68     15.6     57.6     13.1      .95
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      2.6      3.2      5.8       16       35       89       28      1.8
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      .08      1.4      2.0      1.3      1.6       12      1.4      .20
        AC-FT     ---      ---      ---      ---       17      140      219      411      927     3540      805       57

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1958 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN      .12      .72      .24     .034      .11     28.6      150     46.6     8.38     4.46     1.50      .21
        MAX      1.99     16.1     5.08      .77     2.37      276     1300      469      121     57.6     20.7     6.17
        (WY)     1976     1976     1976     1976     1976     1976     1976     1999     1999     2000     1999     1999
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1958     1958     1958     1958     1958     1959     1959     1959     1958     1958     1958     1958

        SUMMARY STATISTICS                  WATER YEARS 1958 - 2000

        ANNUAL MEAN                          a 20.5
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                 a 140              1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                       .000          1959
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   5700       Apr 12 1969
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                        .00    Oct  1 1957
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                 .00    Oct  1 1957
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW              6760       Apr 12 1969
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE               18.18    Apr 12 1969
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             a 14820
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     18
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00

        a Based on complete water years only (1958-80)
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1972-80, 1985 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...     1415      --       --      724      108     12.8      8.5      8.7     1040     1020      5.8      5.8
      NOV
       18...     0940      --       .25      --       --       --       --       --       --     1120     -2.0      2.9
      MAR
       02...     1015      --      3.2       --       --       --       --       --       --     1930      4.0       .3
       30...     1730      --      2.45      --       --       --      8.8       --     1180     1170      7.5      7.5
      APR
       19...     1220     4.3       --      720      102     11.0      8.6      8.4     1320     1320     13.0      9.4
       20...     1445      --      3.9       --       --       --       --       --       --     1350     17.0     12.0
      MAY
       03...     1420     3.2       --      715      110      9.6      8.1      8.4     1410     1390     21.0     18.7
       19...     1045      --     16         --       --       --       --       --       --     1540     16.0     16.0
      JUN
      06...     1400     4.8       --      720      103      8.8      8.5      8.3     1450     1450     24.0     19.7
       26...     1540    17         --      720       62      5.2      8.3      8.4     1310     1320     20.0     21.0
       27...     1530      --     14.8       --       --       --      8.3      8.1     1310     1320     19.2     20.4
      JUL
       25...     1410    47         --      720       87      6.8      7.9      8.0      993      996     25.0     24.0
      AUG
       08...     1100      --     23         --       --       --       --       --       --     1030     21.0     22.0
       22...     1400     7.0       --      720       40      3.4      8.3      8.4     1010     1000     27.5     20.0
       31...     1015      --      1.4       --       --       --       --       --       --     1040     12.0     17.0
      SEP
       19...     1250      .61      --      710       93      8.6      8.6      8.6     1050     1030     15.0     15.4


                                                                                      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...       470      69       72       16        1       57       20       350       48       --      170
         NOV
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           30...       510      78       77       20        1       62       20       283       48       .1      320
         APR
           19...       590      86       92       21        1       74       21       320       60       --      370
           20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAY
           03...       610      89       95       22        1       76       20       340       64       --      400
           19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...       580      76       94       21        2       94       25       370      120       --      280
           26...       570      80       91       21        2       83       23       370       70       --      280
           27...       570      82       88       20        2       91       25       392       58       .1      270
         JUL
           25...       370      62       52       16        1       65       27       310       90       --       95
         AUG
           08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       460      70       70       16        1       62       22       300       48       --      200
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       460      64       72       15        1       60       22       300       48       --      230


                      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...       1.7       .01      .02     1.7      1.7       .03      .04      --       --      642     25
         NOV
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --      5.38     813      775       --
         APR
           19...       1.9      <.01     <.02      --       --       .02      .04    10.4       --      895       --
           20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAY
           03...       2.2      <.01      .02      --      2.2       .01      .11     8.21      --      950       --
           19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...       1.9      <.01     <.02      --       --       .08      .12    11.8       --      907       --
           26...       2.3      <.01      .05      --      2.3       .19      .23    38.9       --      847     18.0
           27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --     37.0      925      845       --
         JUL
           25...       1.8       .06      .12     1.7      1.9       .54      .61    71.8       --      566     16.0
         AUG
           08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       1.8       .08      .08     1.7      1.9       .26      .29    12.2       --      646     25
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       1.8       .04      .02     1.8      1.8       .14      .23     1.10      --      669     35.0


                      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...        22       K4      17      <1.0       99      <1        --       3       100      <1        67
         NOV
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           30...        --       --       --       --       --       --      1.0       --       --       --       --
         APR
           19...        K1       27      37      <1.0       95      <1        --       3        89      <1        94
           20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAY
           03...       K11       K6       6.0    <1.0       74      <1        --       4       100      <1        95
           19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...       160       52      <3.0      --       81      <1        --       5        65      <1        56
           26...        73       47      13      <1.6      170      <1        --       5       110      <1        94
           27...        --       --       --       --       --       --      5.0       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...       100       40     <10      <3.0      460      <1        --       5       120      <1       150
         AUG
           08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...        92      100       7.0    <3.0      110      <1        --       6        94      <1       110
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...        90       50      10      <2.0      300      <1        --       5       110      <1        86


                               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        --      220       --      <1        --       --       59       --
         NOV
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           30...        --       --       --      30        --      <1        --     70.0     30         --      <.1
         APR
           19...       <1       <1        7        --      220       --       1        --       --      100       --
           20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAY
          03...       <1       <1       <1        --      180       --      <1        --       --      220       --
           19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...       <1       <1       <1        --      140       --      <1        --       --       48       --
           26...       <1       <1        8        --      220       --      <1        --       --      100       --
           27...        --       --       --      50        --       1        --     70.0     20.0       --       .1
         JUL
           25...       <1       <1        1        --      770       --      <1        --       --      280       --
         AUG
           08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...       <1       <1        2        --      210       --      <1        --       --      160       --
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...       <1        1        2        --      400       --       2        --       --      150       --


                                                                            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...        --       5        --       2       <1        --      <1       35       10        --       79
         NOV
           18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAR
           02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           30...       <1        --     <1.0       --       --      370       --       --       --       --       --
         APR
           19...        --       5        --       3       <4        --      <1        6        9        .10      97
           20...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         MAY
           03...        --       7        --       2       <1        --      <1        5        8        .07      81
           19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           06...        --       5        --       2       <1        --      <1       12        6        .08     100
           26...        --       4        --       1       <1        --      <1       17       13        .60      91
           27...       <1        --     <1.0       --       --      450       --       --       --       --       --
         JUL
           25...        --       4        --       1       <1        --      <1       17       22       2.8       --
         AUG
           08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
           22...        --       5        --       1       <1        --      <1       12        --       --       --
           31...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
         SEP
           19...        --       5        --       2       <1        --      <1       15       21        .03      50

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