BEAVER CREEK BASIN

                                            06354580  BEAVER CREEK BELOW LINTON, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4616'07", long 10015'05", in NW1/4NW1/4SW1/4 sec.7, T.132 N., R.76 W., Emmons County, Hydrologic Unit 10130104,
   on left bank 25 ft upstream from bridge on county road, 0.7 mi west of Linton, and 0.5 mi downstream from Spring Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--765 mi2, of which about 100 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1989 to current year. Records for August 1949 to September 1989 at site 1.5 mi upstream published as
   "at Linton, ND" (station 06354500) are not equivalent because of difference in drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and artificial control. Elevation of gage is 1,690 ft above sea level, from topographic map.

REMARKS.--Records 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        36      e25      e20      e19      e13      139       82      e54     34       e9.2      4.2      3.3
          2        34      e24      e19      e20      e14      136       80       52     33       e9.2      3.4      5.4
          3        33      e23      e18      e19      e13      134       78       48     32       e8.8      3.9      7.2
          4        32      e24      e19      e18      e14      134       77       45     32       e8.4      2.7      6.9
          5        30      e25      e20      e18      e15      128       76       43     32       e8.8      5.0      6.9

          6        28      e26      e18      e17      e16      123       76       43     30       e8.4      5.4      6.9
          7        26      e27      e19      e18      e15      117       73       43     26       e8.0      3.8      6.1
          8        26      e26      e20      e19      e14      143       70       46     23       e7.6      3.6      5.8
          9        25      e25       20      e18      e20      143       65       47     20       e7.2      3.3      6.1
         10        24      e24       20      e17      e14      124       63       47     18       e8.6      2.4      5.6

         11        23      e23       20      e17      e15      121       61       50     17       e8.4      2.0      3.9
         12        21      e24       19      e16       15      122       59       52     16       e8.0      1.6      4.6
         13        21      e25       19      e17       14      111       58       52     18       e7.6      2.0      5.6
         14        21      e26       19      e16      e16      109       56       59     18       e7.2      4.7      3.6
         15        23      e27       17      e16      e15      110       54       60     17       e6.8      6.8      4.3

         16        24      e26       16      e15       14       99      e52       54     18       e7.0      5.8      3.3
         17        23      e26       17      e15       15       95      e50       53     17       e7.2      4.7      2.6
         18        25      e26       17      e15       15       89      e45       51     17       e7.4      7.1      1.7
         19       e26       25       16      e16       14       97      e43       48     17       e7.0      5.3      1.9
         20       e27       25       14      e15       14      103      e43       46     17       e8.6      5.3      2.7

         21       e28       26       13      e14       16      101      e42       46     20       e8.2      4.5      3.0
         22       e29       26       12      e14       17      102      e42       44     20       e7.8      4.8      5.0
         23       e30       25       13      e13       33       99      e41       42     18       e7.4      4.2      4.3
         24       e29       23       14      e13       94       98      e41       38     17       e7.0      6.3      3.8
         25       e28       23       15      e14      124       95      e41       32     15       e6.6      5.5      3.6

         26       e27      e22       16      e15      184       93      e45       28     14        6.2      3.9      3.7
         27       e26      e21       16      e15      168       93      e49       33     12        5.4      2.7      3.4
         28       e25      e20       17      e14      164       91      e52       33     11        5.0      3.4      3.5
         29       e24      e19       18      e13      140       88      e54       30     10        4.2      7.2      3.8
         30       e23      e20      e19      e14      ---       85      e56       30     e9.2      4.2      6.8      3.8
         31       e24      ---      e20      e14      ---       84      ---       30      ---      4.4      5.3      ---

        TOTAL     821      727      540      494     1235     3406     1724     1379    598.2    225.8    137.6    132.3
        MEAN     26.5     24.2     17.4     15.9     42.6      110     57.5     44.5     19.9     7.28     4.44     4.41
        MAX        36       27       20       20      184      143       82       60       34      9.2      7.2      7.2
        MIN        21       19       12       13       13       84       41       28      9.2      4.2      1.6      1.7
        AC-FT    1630     1440     1070      980     2450     6760     3420     2740     1190      448      273      262

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1990 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     13.9     14.4     11.4     7.45     45.7      274      271     79.6     56.0     78.8     33.8     18.0
        MAX      26.5     35.3     34.6     15.9      206      693     1840      231      194      330      174     73.8
        (WY)     2000     1999     1999     2000     1996     1997     1997     1999     1996     1993     1993     1999
        MIN       .16      .31      .36      .30     1.32     5.05     6.32     2.76     1.25      .80      .12     .063
        (WY)     1991     1991     1991     1991     1991     1991     1991     1992     1992     1992     1990     1991

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1990 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       33028.1                    11419.9
        ANNUAL MEAN                           90.5                       31.2                       75.4
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        237              1997
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                           4.76           1990
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  1500     Feb 27             184     Feb 26            6080       Apr  2 1997
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      9.0   Jan 13               1.6   Aug 12                .00    Aug 12 1990
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               9.3   Jan 18               2.7   Aug  7                .00    Aug 12 1990
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         194     Feb 26            6780       Mar 31 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          5.73  Feb 26              15.34    Mar 31 1997
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              65510                      22650                      54650
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   180                         84                        130
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    41                         19                         14
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    13                          4.5                         .80

        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1972 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
           19...       1145    26         --       --       --      940      5.7      5.5       --       --       --
         NOV
           23...       1230    25         --       --       --     1270      2.0      1.0       --       --       --
         DEC
           30...       1050    18         --       --       --     1140     -5.0       .0       --       --       --
         FEB
           22...       1100    18         --       --       --       --      8.0       .0       --       --       --
         MAR
           29...       1020    85        8.5      8.2     1250     1260     -1.0      6.0      390     72.0     50.0
         MAY
           01...       1145    54         --       --       --     1430     10.0     11.0       --       --       --
         JUN
           30...       1240     9.3       --       --       --     1270     29.5     27.0       --       --       --
         AUG
           21...       1210     4.2      8.8       --       --     1200     20.5     22.5      420     84.0     50.0


                                                                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
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                22...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                29...      16.0       3       140      43       343     14.0       .2      360     205       896
              MAY
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                21...      16.0       3       150      43       394     23.0       .2      350      10.9     954


                          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
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                23...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              DEC
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                22...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                29...       859      2.0      50       <1       150       70      <.1      <1      <1.0      480
              MAY
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                30...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                21...       911      8.0      40        1       200      260      <.1       2      <1.0      600

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