RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                              05123750 CUT BANK CREEK AT UPHAM, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4834'29", long 10044'39", in SE1/4SE1/4SW1/4 sec.21, T.159 N., R.78 W., McHenry County, Hydrologic Unit
   09010005, on left bank 50 ft downstream from county highway bridge, and 0.5 mi southwest of Upham.

DRAINAGE AREA.--722 mi2, of which about 450 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1974 to September 1980. March 1986 to September 1991 and March 1999 to September 2000 (discontinued)
   (seasonal records only since 1986).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,422.77 ft above sea level. From March to September 1986 nonrecording gage at
   same site and datum.

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

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 22 ft3/s, July 7, gage height, 2.66 ft; minimum discharge, 0.74 ft3/s, Sept. 19,
   gage height, 1.01 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       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     11        6.5      5.7      5.2      2.6     1.5
          2       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    e10        6.3      5.8      5.6      2.6     1.7
          3       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     10        5.9      4.4      5.8      3.9     1.7
          4       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.8      5.7      2.9     10        4.3     1.6
          5       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.3      4.9      3.0     19        6.0     1.5

          6       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.5      5.1      2.8     20        6.4     1.6
          7       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.4      5.8      2.5     21        5.7     2.1
          8       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.3      5.7      2.5     20        5.7     2.2
          9       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.2      5.9      2.1     19        5.6     2.0
         10       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.1      6.3      1.7     18        5.1     1.8

         11       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e9.0      7.7      2.6    e17        4.7     1.7
         12       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.9      9.7      4.3    e16        5.7     1.5
         13       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.8     11        4.8    e15        5.3     1.3
         14       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.7     11        7.2    e14        5.0     1.2
         15       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.6     12        8.6    e13        4.7     1.2

         16       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.5     12        9.6    e12        4.3     1.1
         17       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.4     12       10      e11        3.8      .93
         18       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.5     12        9.8    e10        3.5      .81
         19       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.3     11        8.9     e9.0      3.0      .79
         20       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     e8.2     10        8.0     e8.0      2.8      .79

         21       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.1      9.5      7.4     e7.6      2.8      .83
         22       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.1      8.7      6.6     e7.2      2.6      .88
         23       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.9      7.8      6.1     e6.7      2.5      .88
         24       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.7      6.5      5.9     e6.2      2.3      .91
         25       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.9      6.4      5.8     e5.8      2.3      .91

         26       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.7      5.7      5.7      5.5      2.4      .93
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.4      6.3      5.4      4.9      2.4      .94
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.3      6.2      5.4      4.2      2.3      .91
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.0      6.1      5.4      3.7      2.5      .93
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      6.7      5.7      5.3      3.2      4.1      .91
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      5.3      ---      2.9      2.0      ---

        TOTAL     ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    258.3    240.7    166.2    326.5    118.9    38.05
        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     8.61     7.76     5.54     10.5     3.84     1.27
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---       11       12       10       21      6.4      2.2
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      6.7      4.9      1.7      2.9      2.0      .79
        AC-FT     ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      512      477      330      648      236       75

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1975 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     1.65     1.55      .32     .096      .10     1.86     46.7     49.0     18.5     10.7     4.05     2.51
        MAX      7.66     8.15     1.42      .56      .89     10.3      299      227      117     78.5     27.9     16.7
        (WY)     1976     1976     1976     1976     1976     1986     1976     1975     1999     1999     1999     1999
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1975     1975     1975     1975     1975     1975     1990     1990     1990     1977     1976     1976

        SUMMARY STATISTICS                  WATER YEARS 1975 - 2000

        ANNUAL MEAN                          a 13.7
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                  a 34.7            1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                     a .086          1977
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                    800       Apr  2 1976
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                        .00    Oct  1 1974
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                 .00    Oct  1 1974
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW               820       Apr  1 1976
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE              b 7.24    Apr  1 1976
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              a 9900
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     26
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00

        a  Based on complete water years only (1975-80)
        b  From high water mark
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1974-80, 1986-89, 1999 to current year.

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

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

         APR
           20...       0915     8.3      724       71      8.2      8.2      8.2     1310     1300      9.0      6.5
         MAY
           03...       1240     1.3      714      110      9.7      8.2      8.5     1440     1420     17.5     17.8
           17...       1015    12.7      720       98      9.8      8.1      8.3     1440     1440     13.0     12.6
           31...       1000     5.2      721       81      7.9      8.3      8.5     1460     1470     12.5     14.0
         JUN
           06...       1515     2.7      716      127     10.4      8.5      8.5     1440     1450     26.0     21.9
           26...       1630     5.5      719       53      4.4      8.6      8.6     1260     1270     19.0     21.6


                                                                                      ANC                       NITRO-
                      HARD-             MAGNE-   POTAS-   SODIUM                    UNFLTRD   CHLO-            GEN,AM-
                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,    SIUM,     AD-   SODIUM,           TIT 4.5   RIDE,   SULFATE  MONIA +
                      TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-     DIS-    SORP-    DIS-               LAB     DIS-     DIS-    ORGANIC
                      (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED    TION   SOLVED             (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   TOTAL
             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 SO4)   AS N)
                     (00900)  (00915)  (00925)  (00935)  (00931)  (00930)  (00932)  (90410)  (00940)  (00945)  (00625)

         APR
           20...       520      81       76       20        2       110      31       410      35       280      1.5
         MAY
           03...       560      86       84       22        2       130      32       460      45       320      2.0
           17...       540      79       84       22        2       120      31       450      46       330      1.6
           31...       540      76       85       21        3       140      35       470      42       340      1.9
         JUN
           06...       520      71       83       20        2       130      34       470      38       330      1.8
           26...       490      72       76       17        2       120      34       400      32       300      2.0


                                                                  SOLIDS,            COLI-    STREP-  CHLOR-A  CHLOR-B
                      NITRO-   NITRO-   PHOS-            SOLIDS,  SUM OF    TRANS-   FORM,   TOCOCCI   PHYTO-   PHYTO-
                       GEN,     GEN,   PHORUS    PHOS-     DIS-   CONSTI-    PAR-    FECAL,   FECAL,   PLANK-   PLANK-
                     AMMONIA  NO2+NO3    DIS-   PHORUS    SOLVED  TUENTS,    ENCY    0.7     KF AGAR    TON      TON
                      TOTAL    TOTAL    SOLVED   TOTAL    (TONS     DIS-   (SECCHI   UM-MF   (COLS.   CHROMO   CHROMO
             DATE     (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED   DISK)   (COLS./    PER    FLUOROM  FLUOROM
                      AS N)    AS N)    AS P)    AS P)     DAY)    (MG/L)    (IN)   100 ML)  100 ML)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)
                     (00610)  (00630)  (00666)  (00665)  (70302)  (70301)  (00077)  (31625)  (31673)  (70953)  (70954)

         APR
           20...      <.01     <.02      .11      .13     19.0      848      14        <1      39      <3.0     <1.0
         MAY
           03...      <.01     <.02      .28      .34      3.38     963       --       21      39       7.0     <1.0
           17...      <.01     <.02      .22      .25     32.6      951      12       K20      50      <3.0     <1.0
           31...      <.01     <.02      .38      .40     13.8      986       --       34      20      <3.0       --
         JUN
           06...      <.01     <.02      .28      .32      6.95     954      12       K16      50      <3.0       --
           26...      <.01     <.02      .33      .35     12.7      857      23       K18      45      <3.0     <1.0

                          ALUMI-                               BERYL-                     CHRO-             IRON,
                            NUM,    ANTI-            BARIUM,    LIUM   BORON,   CADMIUM   MIUM,   COPPER,   TOTAL
                           TOTAL    MONY,   ARSENIC   TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    RECOV-
                          RECOVER   TOTAL    TOTAL   RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER   ERABLE
                  DATE     -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    (UG/L
                           (UG/L)   AS SB)   AS AS)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS FE)
                          (01104)  (01097)  (01002)  (01009)  (00998)  (00999)  (01113)  (01118)  (01119)  (01045)

              APR
                20...       <50      <1        3       70       <1       140      <1       <1       <1       56
              MAY
                03...        51      <1        4       64       <1       160      <1       <1       <1       31
                17...        50      <1        4       82       <1       170      <1       <1       <1       28
                31...        71      <1        5       57       <1       160      <1       <1       <1       69
              JUN
                06...       <50      <1        4       65       <1       160      <1       <1       <1       23
                26...        64      <1        5       73       <1       170      <1       <1        2       50


                                                                        THAL-                      SEDI-     SED.
                                   MANGAN-                              LIUM,                      MENT,     SUSP.
                           LEAD,     ESE    NICKEL,   SELE-   SILVER,   TOTAL    ZINC,    SEDI-     DIS-    SIEVE
                           TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    NIUM,    TOTAL    RECOV-   TOTAL    MENT,   CHARGE,    DIAM.
                          RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER   TOTAL   RECOVER   ERABLE  RECOVER   SUS-      SUS-   % FINER
                  DATE     -ABLE   - ABLE    -ABLE    (UG/L    -ABLE    (UG/L    -ABLE    PENDED   PENDED    THAN
                           (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS SE)   (UG/L)   AS TL)   (UG/L)   (MG/L)  (T/DAY)  .062 MM
                          (01114)  (01123)  (01074)  (01147)  (01079)  (01128)  (01094)  (80154)  (80155)  (70331)

              APR
                20...        3       210       4        2       <4       <1        3        4       .09       86
              MAY
                03...       <1       550       5        2       <1       <1        6       29       .10       94
                17...       <1       110       4        1       <1       <1       16        3       .10       91
                31...       <1       130       4        2       <1       <1       14        7       .10       77
              JUN
                06...       <1        55       4       <1       <1       <1       15        2       .01      100
                26...       <1        27       3       <1       <1       <1       23       13       .19       64

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