APPLE CREEK BASIN

                                             06349500  APPLE CREEK NEAR MENOKEN, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4647'40", long 10039'25", in NW1/4NE1/4 sec.9, T.138 N., R.79 W., Burleigh County, Hydrologic Unit 10130103, on
   left bank 75 ft downstream from bridge on county highway, 4 mi upstream from Hay Creek, 6.3 mi west of Menoken, and 6.4 mi
   east of Bismarck.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,680 mi2, approximately, of which about 500 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March to June 1905, October 1945 to current year. Published as "near Bismarck" 1905.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1209: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,638.61 ft above sea level. See WSP 1729 or 1917 for history of changes prior to
   Sept. 30, 1953.

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

                          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        85       53       20      e23      e18     1020      244      170      112       96     55       12
          2        82       42       20      e21      e19      804      241      173      109       87     51       11
          3        81       42       20      e20      e21      699      227      172      107       79     59       13
          4        80       58       18      e20      e22      632      221      162     e112       73     60       13
          5        79       56       18      e19      e22      582      227      158     e104       68     62       11

          6        77       51       19      e19      e23      539      202      150      101       63     61       12
          7        75       53       25      e18      e24      503      212      141       98       51     60       12
          8        71       52       30      e17      e24      498      217      147       91       59     60       10
          9        69       51       32      e16      e26      435      211      142       85       54     52        7.6
         10        68       50       26      e14      e27      393      207      149       78       53     45        7.1

         11        66       50       24      e13      e28      443      202      154       66       74     42        7.3
         12        69       52       25      e12      e29      428      194      158       68      109     39        6.6
         13        69       51       26      e12      e31      410      196      156       89      162     33        6.5
         14        70       50      e26      e12      e32      380      194      166      173      173     31        6.2
         15        72       49      e25      e13      e34      355      183      181      285      163     31        6.1

         16        68       51      e24      e13      e35      329      183      188      413      154     26        6.1
         17        66       51      e23      e13      e37      315      192      182      340      149     26        5.9
         18        68       51      e22      e13      e38      291      191      168      254      154     20        6.1
         19        69       38      e22      e13      e40      304      185      150      255      148      9.2      5.5
         20        66       28      e21      e13      e42      313      172      147      240      134     24        5.0

         21        68       25      e22      e13      e44      328      171      139      207      131     24        5.0
         22        62       25      e22      e13      e46      319      184      132      185      125     21        8.2
         23        58       24      e23      e13      e52      332      181      126      189      119     19        7.4
         24        62       22      e24      e14      e80      330      175      121      174      111     20        7.2
         25        61       22      e25      e14     e300      313      169      109      162      102     19        7.1

         26        58       23      e25      e14    e1300      308      164      110      150       94     17        7.4
         27        57       22      e26      e14    e3100      294      165      119      137       91     17        7.7
         28        54       21      e27      e15     2300      290      162      117      127       84     17        8.1
         29        54       20      e28      e15     1360      287      168      129      116       74     14        7.7
         30        57       21      e28      e15      ---      276      175      117      105       67     12        7.0
         31        54      ---      e26      e16      ---      260      ---      113      ---       60     13        ---

        TOTAL    2095     1204      742      470     9154    13010     5815     4546     4732     3161   1039.2    242.8
        MEAN     67.6     40.1     23.9     15.2      316      420      194      147      158      102     33.5     8.09
        MAX        85       58       32       23     3100     1020      244      188      413      173       62       13
        MIN        54       20       18       12       18      260      162      109       66       51      9.2      5.0
        AC-FT    4160     2390     1470      932    18160    25810    11530     9020     9390     6270     2060      482

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1946 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     6.29     4.63     3.55     2.16     13.2      116      206     81.6     43.5     29.2     17.0     9.21
        MAX      67.6     40.1     30.8     15.2      316      557     1606     1038      346      372      292      130
        (WY)     2000     2000     1998     2000     2000     1987     1997     1950     1953     1993     1999     1999
        MIN      .047     .062     .057     .040     .095      .99      .53      .23     .066     .025     .030     .030
        (WY)     1991     1990     1992     1977     1975     1977     1990     1977     1977     1977     1991     1990

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1946 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       67186.6                    46211.0
        ANNUAL MEAN                          184                        126                         44.3
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        268              1997
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .31           1990
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  1700     Mar 22            3100     Feb 27            5590       Apr 18 1950
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      7.0   Jan  5               5.0   Sep 20                .00    Aug 25 1946
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               7.7   Jan  1               5.7   Sep 15                .00    Aug 25 1946
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        3500     Feb 27            6750       Apr 18 1950
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         16.64  Feb 27              17.46    Apr 19 1979
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             133300                      91660                      32110
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   476                        286                         76
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   102                         60                          2.1
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    11                         13                           .13

        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1974 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
           07...       1445     72        --       --       --     2250     15.5     10.0       --       --       --
         NOV
           15...       1450     51        --       --       --     2410     15.0      5.0       --       --       --
         DEC
           29...       1410     29        --       --       --     1470     10.0       .0       --       --       --
         FEB
           17...       1340     38        --       --       --     1640      5.0       .0       --       --       --
           27...       1550   3360        --       --       --      450     15.0       .5       --       --       --
         MAR
           28...       1300    300       7.8      8.0     1630     1650     10.0      6.0      300     43.0     47.0
         APR
           28...       1400    168        --       --       --     2080       --       --       --       --       --
         JUN
           27...       1600    105        --       --       --     1930     24.0     16.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           24...       1435     18       8.7       --       --     2000     25.0     24.5      350     50.0     55.0
         SEP
           25...       1100      6.8      --       --       --     2080       --     10.4       --       --       --


                                                                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
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                28...      20.0       7       270      64       394     19.0       .2      490     948      1170
              APR
                28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                24...      31.0      10       420      70       683     34.0       .3      560      77.0    1630
              SEP
                25...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --


                          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
                07...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                28...      1130      5.0      140      <1       160       30      <.1      <1      <1.0      400
              APR
                28...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                24...      1560     16.0       60      <1       270      150      <.1       4      <1.0      510
              SEP
                25...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --

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