RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                            05123900  BOUNDARY CREEK NEAR LANDA, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4848'46", long 10051'46", at east line sec. 35, T. 162 N., R.79 W., Bottineau County, Hydrologic Unit 09010003,
   on right bank 80 ft upstream from bridge on county road, 5 mi upstream from mouth, and 6 mi southeast of Landa.

DRAINAGE AREA.--230 mi2, of which about 60 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1957 to September 1981, March 1985 to September 1994, and March 1999 to September 2000 (discontinued)
   (seasonal records only from 1985 to current year).

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1728: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,420.03 ft above sea level.

REMARKS.--Records fair.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 117 ft3/s, July 10, gage height, 7.27 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       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     14        4.7      7.4      3.8     1.3      e.08
          2       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     14        4.9      7.0      3.8     1.5      e.08
          3       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     12        4.3      5.9      3.9     1.8      e.08
          4       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     11        4.4      5.4      6.9     1.5      e.08
          5       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     11        4.1      4.7     30       1.9      e.08

          6       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     10        4.5      4.4     73       2.2      e.08
          7       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.8      4.6      4.0     37       2.3       .20
          8       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.0      4.3      4.0     24       2.0       .19
          9       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.0      4.1      3.7     67       1.8       .17
         10       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.3      3.8      3.8    112       1.8      e.10

         11       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.3      4.6      5.4    103       2.0      e.10
         12       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.5      9.0      4.9     71       1.7      e.08
         13       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.6      8.0      4.5     46       1.5      e.06
         14       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.9      9.1      6.0     30       1.4      e.05
         15       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      9.3     13        7.1     21       1.2      e.03

         16       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      9.7     21        9.1     13       1.1      e.01
         17       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      9.5     23        9.6      9.8     1.0      e.00
         18       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      9.2     23        9.6      7.3      .96     e.00
         19       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      8.8     21        8.7      5.6      .99     e.00
         20       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.9     20        8.3      4.5      .93     e.01

         21       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.4     18        7.7      3.4      .82     1.1
         22       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.2     17        7.5      3.0      .71     2.7
         23       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      6.6     17        6.9      2.7      .61     1.5
         24       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      6.1     15        6.5      2.2      .51      .79
         25       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      6.3     14        6.5      1.8      .41      .64

         26       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      5.9     12        5.7      1.8      .36      .57
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      5.4     13        4.9      1.4      .29      .50
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      5.2     11        4.5      1.3      .22      .41
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      4.8      9.1      4.2      1.2      .17      .39
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      4.6      8.0      3.9      1.2      .13      .52
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.0      ---      1.3     e.10      ---

        TOTAL     ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    253.3    336.5    181.8    693.9    35.21    10.60
        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---     8.44     10.9     6.06     22.4     1.14      .35
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---       14       23      9.6      112      2.3      2.7
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      4.6      3.8      3.7      1.2      .10      .00
        AC-FT     ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      502      667      361     1380       70       21

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

        MEAN     3.19     1.06     .060     .006     .093     27.0     77.6     16.5     9.65     6.74     4.24     1.50
        MAX      46.3     11.2     1.23      .14     2.24      167      538      240      135     81.1     52.3     22.2
        (WY)     1960     1976     1976     1976     1981     1985     1976     1999     1999     1999     1981     1973
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1958     1958     1958     1958     1959     1965     1991     1958     1959     1958     1958     1958

        SUMMARY STATISTICS                  WATER YEARS 1958 - 2000

        ANNUAL MEAN                          a 12.3
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                  a 53.9            1976
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                     a .041          1977
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   2690       Apr 10 1969
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                        .00    Oct  1 1957
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                 .00    Oct  1 1957
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW              3580       Apr  9 1969
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE             b 12.70    Apr  9 1969
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              a 8920
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     16
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00

        a  Based on complete water years only (1958-81)
        b  Backwater from ice and snow
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1972-81, 1985-94, 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
           17...       1745     9.5      710       --       --       --      8.5     2340       --     16.0      6.6
         MAY
           02...       1245     4.8       --       --     10.1      8.2      8.5     2490     2460     27.5     14.5
           17...       1605    23         --       --     21.0      8.4      8.5     2830     2840       --     16.6
           31...       1310     6.9      721      104      9.5      8.3      8.4     2080     2000     17.0     16.5
         JUN
           07...       1445     3.9      720       88      7.0      8.4      8.4     2120     2000       --     22.9
           27...       1145     4.8      720      120     10.5      8.3      8.5     2450     2510     20.0     18.7


                                                                                      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
           17...       730      110      110     14         5       320      48       440      59       900      1.6
         MAY
           02...       730      110      110     14         5       320      48       490      58       980      1.9
           17...       900      130      140     15         6       400      49       480      59      1200      1.8
           31...       660      100      100     11         5       270      47       480      41       780      1.8
         JUN
           07...       650       95      100      9.9       4       260      46       480      30       750      1.8
           27...       740      100      120      8.4       6       350      50       500      40       990      2.4


                                                                           SOLIDS,            COLI-    STREP-  CHLOR-A
                      NITRO-   NITRO-            PHOS-            SOLIDS,  SUM OF    TRANS-   FORM,   TOCOCCI   PHYTO-
                       GEN,     GEN,    NITRO-  PHORUS    PHOS-     DIS-   CONSTI-    PAR-    FECAL,   FECAL,   PLANK-
                     AMMONIA  NO2+NO3    GEN,     DIS-   PHORUS    SOLVED  TUENTS,    ENCY    0.7     KF AGAR    TON
                      TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    SOLVED   TOTAL    (TONS     DIS-   (SECCHI   UM-MF   (COLS.   CHROMO
             DATE     (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED   DISK)   (COLS./    PER    FLUOROM
                      AS N)    AS N)    AS N)    AS P)    AS P)     DAY)    (MG/L)    (IN)   100 ML)  100 ML)   (UG/L)
                     (00610)  (00630)  (00600)  (00666)  (00665)  (70302)  (70301)  (00077)  (31625)  (31673)  (70953)

         APR
           17...      <.01     <.02       --      .04      .09      45.6    1780     30         K7       K8     27
         MAY
          02...      <.01     <.02       --      .18      .23      24.4    1890     22.0       31       28     15
           17...      <.01     <.02       --      .11      .14     140      2230     15       1240      123     13
           31...      <.01     <.02       --      .26      .29      29.6    1590     12.0     K100       97     <3.0
         JUN
           07...      <.01      .02      1.8      .22      .27      16.1    1530     10        520      135      5.0
           27...      <.01      .02      2.4      .28      .32      24.7    1910     10       K200       58     <5.0


                     CHLOR-B
                      PHYTO-  ALUMI-                               BERYL-                     CHRO-             IRON,
                      PLANK-    NUM,    ANTI-            BARIUM,    LIUM   BORON,   CADMIUM   MIUM,   COPPER,   TOTAL
                       TON     TOTAL    MONY,   ARSENIC   TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    TOTAL    RECOV-
                     CHROMO   RECOVER   TOTAL    TOTAL   RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER  RECOVER   ERABLE
             DATE    FLUOROM   -ABLE    (UG/L    (UG/L    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    -ABLE    (UG/L
                      (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS SB)   AS AS)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   (UG/L)   AS FE)
                     (70954)  (01104)  (01097)  (01002)  (01009)  (00998)  (00999)  (01113)  (01118)  (01119)  (01045)

         APR
           17...      <1.0      180      <1        4       54       <1       200      <1       <1        2       250
         MAY
           02...      <1.0      220      <1        6       66       <1       280      <1       <1        1       270
           17...      <1.0      170      <1        6       61       <1       260      <1       <1        2       190
           31...        --      220      <1        7       51       <1       290      <1       <1        1       260
         JUN
           07...        --      140      <1        7       52       <1       270      <1       <1        4       190
           27...      <1.6      270      <1        8       64       <1       340      <1       <1        6       320


                                                                        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
                17...       <1       110       7        3       <3       <1        4        9       .23       98
              MAY
                02...       <1       200       9        3       <1       <1        4       23       .30       79
                17...        2        62       9        3       <1       <1       17       46      2.9        82
                31...       <1        84       7        3       <1       <1       13       11       .20       94
              JUN
                07...       <1       160       7        2       <1       <1       14        8       .08      100
                27...       <1       180       7        2       <1       <1       17       20       .26       97

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