06354000 CANNONBALL RIVER AT BREIEN, ND
                                                     CANNONBALL RIVER BASIN

                                            06354000  CANNONBALL RIVER AT BREIEN, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4622'33", long 10056'03", in sec.36, T.134 N., R.82 W., Morton County, Hydrologic Unit 10130206, on left bank
   at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 6, 1,100 ft downstream from Dogtooth Creek, and 0.6 mi southeast of Breien.

DRAINAGE AREA.--4,100 mi2, approximately.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1934 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 786: 1934. WSP 1146: 1943. WSP 1279: 1936-37(M), 1947(M). WSP 1509: 1955(M).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,673.54 ft above sea level. From June 12, 1973, to July 1, 1985, at site 450 ft
   downstream. Prior to June 12, 1973, at site 50 ft upstream at datum 3.00 ft higher. June 13, 1973, to April 8, 1980, at datum
   2.00 ft higher.

REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Some storage in several small lakes 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        27       31      e36      e39      e38      e65      109     e130       60       51     19        2.3
          2        27       30      e37      e37      e38      e80      113      149       63       43     16        3.2
          3        27       31      e37      e36      e39     e120     e110      139       57       38     14        3.6
          4        27       31      e38      e35      e39     e150      107      120       55       35     13        4.4
          5        29       31      e38      e35      e39      218      101      104       58       36     14        4.7

          6        30       31      e37      e35      e39      217       97       97       60       36     24        4.6
          7        29       30      e36      e35      e40      159       92       97       52       29     13        4.0
          8        29       31      e36      e35      e42      369       87      138       51       26     16        3.7
          9        28       32      e36      e35      e44      827       83      251       45       24     14        5.8
         10        28       32      e35      e35      e46      628       79      218       37       24     12        6.6

         11        29       44      e35      e35      e49      288       76      157       35      190     15        4.5
         12        28       44      e35      e35      e52      249       76      137       31      299     13        3.8
         13        29       40      e34      e35      e56      215       74      123       35      161      9.8      3.4
         14        29       37      e34      e35      e60      187       71      121      131      115      9.7      3.3
         15        28       36      e33      e36      e55      179       70      122      151       83      9.7      3.1

         16        28       34      e32      e36      e52      163       69      116      132       79      8.5      2.9
         17        29       33      e31      e36      e50      164       69      106      145       59      7.1      2.5
         18        30       33      e30      e35      e50      171       70       99      164      156      6.5      2.7
         19        31       33      e30      e35      e49      232       66       91      142      242      5.9      2.0
         20        33       35      e29      e35      e48      350       64       84      166      158      5.8      1.7

         21        33       35      e29      e35      e48     e320       63       78      122      108      5.7      3.0
         22        33       36      e28      e35      e48      283       62       73      105      106      5.1      4.4
         23        33       36      e28      e36      e48      227       60       69       91      152      4.5      4.4
         24        33      e36      e27      e36      e49      201       56       64       81      120      4.8      4.0
         25        32      e35      e30      e37      e50      185       56       61       73       72      4.6      3.7

         26        32      e35      e31      e37      e52      168       62       57       83       55      4.1      3.6
         27        33      e35      e32      e37      e56      155       77       64      121       42      3.8      3.4
         28        34      e35      e34      e37      e59      144       92       59       89       34      4.0      3.2
         29        33      e35      e36      e37      e62      131      102       55       69       29      3.7      3.0
         30        33      e36      e38      e38      ---      121      112       53       59       25      3.1      3.2
         31        33      ---      e39      e38      ---      113      ---       53      ---       23      2.8      ---

        TOTAL     937     1033     1041     1113     1397     7079     2425     3285     2563     2650    292.2    108.7
        MEAN     30.2     34.4     33.6     35.9     48.2      228     80.8      106     85.4     85.5     9.43     3.62
        MAX        34       44       39       39       62      827      113      251      166      299       24      6.6
        MIN        27       30       27       35       38       65       56       53       31       23      2.8      1.7
        AC-FT    1860     2050     2060     2210     2770    14040     4810     6520     5080     5260      580      216

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1934 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     35.7     28.7     17.3     15.7     78.1      892      868      354      380      198     67.2     33.8
        MAX       281      238     98.8      342     1058     5428    10070     2399     2384     1409      459      267
        (WY)     1978     1983     1999     1973     1982     1997     1950     1975     1937     1969     1999     1977
        MIN       .21      .63      .38     .000     .000     3.29     17.1     6.48     3.10      .17      .12     .010
        (WY)     1961     1961     1935     1941     1935     1965     1961     1992     1936     1936     1974     1974

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1934 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                      113465.0                    23923.9
        ANNUAL MEAN                          311                         65.4                      248
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        994              1950
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                           9.90           1961
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  6800     Mar  2             827     Mar  9           63100       Apr 19 1950
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      7.5   Aug 11               1.7   Sep 20                .00    Jan 11 1935
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              11     Aug  5               2.6   Sep 15                .00    Jan 11 1935
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                      a 1800     Mar  9         b 94800       Apr 19 1950
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          6.86  Mar  9            c 22.30    Apr 19 1950
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)             225100                      47450                     179500
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   650                        150                        416
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    70                         37                         29
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    25                          4.8                         .80

        a  About
        b  From rating extended above 16,000 ft3/s on basis of indirect measurement of peak flow
        c  From floodmark
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1946-50, 1970-72, 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
           18...       1330     33        --       --       --     2010       --       --       --       --       --
         NOV
           16...       1400     37        --       --       --     2010     10.0       --       --       --       --
         DEC
           27...       1030     32        --       --       --     2660     -5.0       .0       --       --       --
         FEB
           14...       1400     59        --       --       --     2530     -3.0       .0       --       --       --
         MAR
           13...       1450    215        --       --       --     1190      5.0      1.0       --       --       --
         APR
           03...       1200    110       8.4      8.3     1920     1980      5.0      7.0      610     98.0     88.0
         MAY
           17...       1410    109        --       --       --     2170     20.0     15.0       --       --       --
         JUL
           10...       1140     28        --       --       --       --     26.0     24.5       --       --       --
         AUG
           30...       1645      3.5     8.7      8.4     2480       --     24.5     22.0      430     50.0     75.0


                                                                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
                18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                03...      10.0       4       240      46       346     13.0       .4      790     434      1460
              MAY
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                30...      12.0       9       420      67       444     20.0       .6      880      16.6    1770


                          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
                18...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                27...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                14...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              APR
                03...      1450     <1.0      50       <1       90.0     50        .1      <1      <1.0     1200
              MAY
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                30...      1720      1.0      10       <1      110       30       <.1       2       1.0      910

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