BEAR DEN CREEK BASIN

                                           06332515  BEAR DEN CREEK NEAR MANDAREE, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4747'14", long 10246'05", in NW1/4 sec.30, T.150 N., R.94 W., McKenzie County, Hydrologic Unit 10110101, on
   right bank 0.5 mi upstream from county highway culvert, and 5.5 mi northwest of Mandaree.

DRAINAGE AREA.--74 mi2.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1966 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,947.58 ft above sea level.

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

                          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       .03      .19     e.18     e.09     e.04     e.40      .31      .19     e.21      .14     e.12      .09
          2       .03     e.18     e.18     e.09     e.04     e.35     e.33      .19     e.20      .15      .13      .10
          3       .03     e.17     e.18     e.08     e.04      .36      .32      .20     e.21      .17      .19      .11
          4       .04     e.16     e.18     e.08     e.05      .34      .34     e.19     e.22      .17      .13      .11
          5       .04     e.15     e.18     e.07     e.05      .36      .34     e.18     e.21      .17      .19      .09

          6       .04     e.14     e.18     e.06     e.04      .37      .31     e.19      .19      .16      .16      .26
          7       .04     e.13      .18     e.07     e.04      .34      .34     e.19      .19      .16      .11      .17
          8       .06     e.12      .18     e.06     e.05      .28      .30     e.18      .18      .14      .10      .09
          9       .08      .11      .16     e.05     e.05      .19      .29     e.19      .19      .14      .10      .10
         10       .08      .12      .16     e.05     e.05      .20      .27     e.20      .19      .17      .07      .11

         11       .08      .12      .15     e.04     e.04      .20      .25     e.21      .19      .15      .09      .13
         12       .07      .12     e.16     e.05     e.03      .21      .30     e.21      .19      .13      .99      .11
         13       .09      .13     e.15     e.04     e.03      .20      .29     e.20      .37      .11      .44      .09
         14       .10      .14     e.14     e.05     e.04      .21      .31     e.21      .32      .10      .24      .09
         15       .12      .16     e.13     e.04     e.03      .25      .27     e.22      .37      .11      .16      .13

         16       .13      .16     e.12     e.05     e.03      .30      .29     e.22      .40      .07      .16      .12
         17       .11      .16     e.11     e.05     e.03      .30      .29     e.21      .31      .08      .07      .11
         18       .12      .16     e.11     e.04     e.03      .30      .28     e.20      .28      .13      .08      .16
         19       .13      .18     e.10     e.04     e.04      .31      .24     e.20      .23      .16      .08      .14
         20       .13      .19     e.09     e.05     e.04      .35      .24     e.21      .23      .15      .08      .11

         21       .15      .18     e.09     e.06     e.10      .34      .24     e.22      .20      .16      .08      .14
         22       .15      .18     e.08     e.06    e1.1       .25      .22     e.23      .18      .18      .08      .23
         23       .14     e.18     e.09     e.05    e1.2       .34      .21     e.23      .17      .16      .08      .17
         24       .16     e.18     e.10     e.05    e3.2       .38      .19     e.22      .21      .13      .08      .13
         25       .17     e.18     e.09     e.05    e7.5       .29      .19     e.21      .19      .12      .08      .10

         26       .15     e.18     e.09     e.04    e3.1       .30      .19     e.20      .19      .08      .08      .09
         27       .15     e.18     e.09     e.04    e1.7       .26      .18     e.19      .18      .09      .08      .09
         28       .15     e.18     e.10     e.04    e1.0       .31      .18     e.19      .10      .09      .08      .09
         29       .16     e.18     e.09     e.05     e.79      .30      .18     e.20      .14      .09      .08      .08
         30       .17     e.18     e.10     e.05      ---      .28      .18     e.20      .14     e.10      .08      .08
         31       .18      ---     e.08     e.05      ---      .30      ---     e.21      ---     e.11      .08      ---

        TOTAL    3.28     4.79     4.02     1.69    20.48     9.17     7.87     6.29     6.58     4.07     4.57     3.62
        MEAN      .11      .16      .13     .055      .71      .30      .26      .20      .22      .13      .15      .12
        MAX       .18      .19      .18      .09      7.5      .40      .34      .23      .40      .18      .99      .26
        MIN       .03      .11      .08      .04      .03      .19      .18      .18      .10      .07      .07      .08
        AC-FT     6.5      9.5      8.0      3.4       41       18       16       12       13      8.1      9.1      7.2

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1967 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     1.47      .29      .14      .15     6.83     36.2     20.3     3.99     2.61     3.44      .31      .64
        MAX      23.0      .95      .33     1.51     41.7      217      243     42.0     21.0     40.5     1.52     5.12
        (WY)     1983     1972     1974     1974     1983     1982     1975     1970     1994     1993     1974     1973
        MIN       .11      .13     .031     .000     .000      .30      .26      .15      .12     .076     .075     .062
        (WY)     2000     1968     1985     1967     1967     2000     2000     1981     1987     1968     1988     1999

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1967 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                        3265.54                      76.43
        ANNUAL MEAN                            8.95                        .21                       6.36
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         22.7            1982
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .21           2000
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   496     Mar 16               7.5   Feb 25            1110       Mar 14 1972
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .03  Jan 13                .03  Oct  1                .00    Dec 10 1966
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .03  Jan 18                .03  Feb 12                .00    Dec 25 1966
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        a 10     Feb 25            2840       Mar 13 1972
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                        b 4.68  Aug 12              10.03    Apr  6 1969
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)               6480                        152                       4610
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     7.2                         .30                       4.0
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .16                        .16                        .22
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .04                        .05                        .02

        a  About
        b  Backwater from beaver dams
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1968 to current year.

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

                                DIS-     PH       PH       SPE-
                              CHARGE,   WATER    WATER    CIFIC    SPE-                       HARD-             MAGNE-
                               INST.    WHOLE    WHOLE     CON-    CIFIC                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,
                               CUBIC    FIELD     LAB     DUCT-    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-   TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-
                                FEET   (STAND-  (STAND-   ANCE     DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE    (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED
             DATE      TIME     PER      ARD      ARD      LAB     ANCE      AIR     WATER     AS      (MG/L    (MG/L
                               SECOND   UNITS)   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)   CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)
                              (00061)  (00400)  (00403)  (90095)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)  (00900)  (00915)  (00925)

         OCT
           28...       1605     .16       --       --       --     3070     11.0      5.0       --       --       --
         DEC
           12...       1420     .18       --       --       --     3100     10.0      1.5       --       --       --
         JAN
           18...       1625     .05       --       --       --     2800       .0       .0       --       --       --
         FEB
           02...       1450     .33       --       --       --     2580     12.5       .0       --       --       --
         APR
           04...       1100     .33      8.6      8.5     2510     2570      7.0      7.0      220     40.0     28.0
           24...       1455     .17       --       --       --     2600     17.0     17.0       --       --       --
         JUN
           05...       1045     .21       --       --       --     2690     20.0     20.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           07...       1145     .11       --      8.6     2200     2190     22.0     21.0       94     16.0     13.0
         SEP
           26...       1050     .08       --       --       --     2390      9.0      9.5       --       --       --


                                                                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)

              OCT
                28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                04...       7.6      16       550      84       784     <1.0       .4      680       --     1770
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                07...       9.2      23       500      91       628      7.7       .4      550       .45    1510
              SEP
                26...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --


                          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)

              OCT
                28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                12...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JAN
                18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                04...        --     <1.0      100       1      60.0      50       <.1      <1      <1.0      460
                24...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                07...      1470      5.0      200      <1      50.0      10       <.1       2      <1.0      300
              SEP
                26...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --

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