HEART RIVER BASIN

                                             06349000  HEART RIVER NEAR MANDAN, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4650'02", long 10058'27", in NW1/4NE1/4 sec.25, T.139 N., R.82 W., Morton County, Hydrologic Unit 10130203, on
   left bank near downstream wingwall of bridge on county highway, 3 mi west of Mandan and 4 mi downstream from Sweetbriar
   Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--3,310 mi2, approximately.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--April to September 1924, March 1928 to June 1933, August 1937 to current year. Published as "at Sunny" 1924,
   1928-33.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 926: 1938. WSP 1209: Drainage area. WSP 1239: 1924, 1928-29, 1948.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,638.70 ft above sea level and 1,623.03 ft above Burlington Northern Railway
   datum. See WSP 1729 or 1917 for history of changes prior to June 30, 1958.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Flow regulated by Lake Tschida (station
   06346000), 105 mi upstream, since 1949. Some diversions above station.

                          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        66       72      e72      e61      e59     e130      106      192       39       79       86       55
          2        66       69      e72      e61      e58     e200      101      161       39       66       94       63
          3        64       78      e71      e60      e58     e300       91      137       47       60      104       81
          4        64       72      e71      e60      e58     e500       90      117      135       53      116       89
          5        65       69      e70      e60      e58     e900       86      103      107       47      113       88

          6        66       69      e70      e60      e57     e750       89       90      101       51      118       77
          7        66       65      e69      e60      e57      664       98       87       96       54      144       62
          8        64       69      e69      e60      e57      582       76       84       87       47      147       87
          9        64       70      e68      e60      e56      509       70       97       79      115      136       93
         10        66       71      e68      e60      e56      305       70       98       75      115      135       92

         11        66       72      e67      e60      e56     e270       72      114       73      209       93       94
         12        66       73      e67      e60      e55     e240       71      134       72      283       71       93
         13        69       75      e66      e60      e55     e220       73      146      142      341       62       91
         14        69       73      e66      e60      e55     e200       79      135      397      662       58       97
         15        69       74      e66      e60      e55     e170       77      126      709      444       65       99

         16        69       73      e66      e60      e55     e160       78      121      758      305       67       93
         17        69       71      e65      e60      e55      178       75      116      578      212       67       73
         18        72       69      e65      e60      e55      165       76      105      486      169       46       62
         19        73       69      e65      e60      e55      168       74       93      440      149       46       59
         20        74       72      e65      e60      e55      181       75       79      395      131       51       58

         21        75       73      e65      e60      e55      209       72       68      359      132       64       62
         22        74       73      e65      e60      e55      209       64       65      312      155       63       75
         23        73      e73      e65      e60      e55      188       61       60      282      143       64       77
         24        74      e72      e64      e60      e55      180       61       56      241      121       56       80
         25        73      e72      e64      e60      e60      178       66       51      218      108       52       79

         26        72      e72      e64      e60      e65      172       90       47      192       86       55       77
         27        73      e72      e63      e60      e70      156      109       51      165       67       57       70
         28        73      e72      e63      e60      e80      145      161       46      139       62       56       68
         29        76      e72      e63      e60      e90      130      196       44      120      105       49       65
         30        75      e72      e62      e59      ---      119      209       42       99       97       47       56
         31        73      ---      e62      e59      ---      109      ---       39      ---       79       46      ---

        TOTAL    2158     2148     2058     1860     1710     8587     2716     2904     6982     4747     2428     2315
        MEAN     69.6     71.6     66.4     60.0     59.0      277     90.5     93.7      233      153     78.3     77.2
        MAX        76       78       72       61       90      900      209      192      758      662      147       99
        MIN        64       65       62       59       55      109       61       39       39       47       46       55
        AC-FT    4280     4260     4080     3690     3390    17030     5390     5760    13850     9420     4820     4590

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1924 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     57.5     43.5     25.7     17.0      111      955      891      335      336      235     93.4     64.7
        MAX       337      383      155      145     1046     4029     5885     3610     1925     2433      763      231
        (WY)     1995     1983     1983     1983     1930     1997     1950     1970     1941     1993     1998     1995
        MIN      5.41     6.95      .21     .000     .000      .28     25.2     18.5     23.4     11.3     3.65     1.43
        (WY)     1940     1938     1938     1938     1940     1965     1990     1992     1961     1990     1932     1932

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1924 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      169383                      40613
        ANNUAL MEAN                          464                        111                        266
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        898              1982
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          19.2            1990
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  5500     Mar  3             900     Mar  5           28400       Apr 18 1950
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     38     Jan  1              39     May 31                .00    Aug 20 1929
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              40     Jan 11              42     May 28                .00    Feb  1 1930
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                      a 1000     Mar  5         a 30500       Apr 19 1950
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                        b 4.64  Mar  5              25.75    Apr  4 1952
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             336000                      80560                     192500
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1340                        193                        424
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   105                         72                         50
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    59                         55                          5.5

        a  About
        b  Backwater from ice
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1946-50, 1971-76, 1978 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
           14...       1110      70       --       --       --     1620     18.5     10.0       --       --       --
         NOV
           08...       1110      70       --       --       --     1670     18.0      5.0       --       --       --
         MAR
           07...       1105     637       --       --       --     1340     10.0      4.0       --       --       --
         APR
           03...       1500      87      8.4      8.4     1790     1770     12.5      8.5      200     77.0       .59
           21...       1335      71       --       --       --     1860     21.0     14.0       --       --       --
         JUN
           19...       1140     450       --       --       --     1650     17.5     19.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           31...       1130      48      8.5      8.3     1900       --     17.0     16.5      410     62.0     62.0


                                                                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
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                03...      11.0       8       260      73       424     15.0       .4      610      300     1280
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                31...      11.0       6       280      59       364     17.0       .3      640      173     1330


                          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
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                08...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                03...      1230     <1.0      50        1      60.0      40        .1       1      <1.0      910
                21...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                31...      1290     <1.0      10       <1      60.0      20       <.1       1      <1.0      940

Return to 2000 Data Report

U.S. Department of the Interior || U.S. Geological Survey
Maintainer: Webmaster
Last update: Tuesday, 31-Aug-2004 13:27:54 EDT
Privacy || Disclaimer|| Accessibility || FOIA
URL: http://nd.water.usgs.gov/pubs/wdr/wdrnd001/htdocs/d.06349000sw00.html
FirstGov, "Your First Click to the U.S. Government"