JAMES RIVER BASIN

                                           06469400  PIPESTEM CREEK NEAR PINGREE, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4710'03", long 9858'07", in NE1/4NE1/4NW1/4 sec.31, T.143 N., R.65 W., Stutsman County, Hydrologic Unit
   10160002, on right bank on downstream side of State Highway 36 bridge, and 3 mi west of Pingree.

DRAINAGE AREA.--700 mi2, of which about 440 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1973 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,500.63 ft above sea level.

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       e41      e31       27    e15       e6.4      107       70       47     15        111       74       79
          2       e41      e31       27    e14       e6.4      114       70       42     13         89       72       73
          3       e41      e30       30    e14       e6.4      132       67       41     12         78       69       70
          4       e40      e30       28    e13       e6.6      142       65       38     14         85       64       66
          5       e40      e30       25    e13       e6.6      134       68       37     11        244       70       61

          6       e39      e30       28    e12       e6.8      117       63       35     11        259       67       54
          7       e39      e29       28    e12       e7.0      114       64       35     10        337       63       48
          8       e38      e29       27    e12       e7.2      138       61       36      9.2      390       58       46
          9       e38      e29       25    e12       e7.4      132       57       34      7.1      442       52       44
         10       e38      e29       27    e12       e7.6      115       56       36      6.9      420       53       41

         11       e37      e28       26    e11       e8.0      128       56       33      5.7      362       51       37
         12       e38       28       26    e11       e7.6      123       56       33      5.2      322       49       35
         13       e36       29       26    e10       e7.0      109       61       32      5.6      331       44       35
         14       e36       27       26    e11       e6.4       98       60       32     13        390       43       35
         15       e36       28       24    e10       e6.2       84       55       31     26        414       35       32

         16       e38       27       25     e9.6     e6.4       93       57       30     71        634       53       33
         17       e36       28       22     e9.2     e6.1       93       63       29    243        835       93       30
         18       e35       29       21     e8.6     e6.4       72       68       27    406        835       96       28
         19       e37       25       19     e8.2     e6.6       72       68       26    441        708       88       26
         20       e36       27      e17     e7.8     e6.0       77       67       26    630        586       89       25

         21       e36       27      e17     e7.6     e5.8       75       67       24    701        482       97       21
         22       e35       27      e16     e7.6     e6.6       73       69       23    615        382       99       27
         23       e34       27      e16     e7.2     e7.6       72       69       21    538        303      117       25
         24       e33       26      e15     e7.0     e9.0       77       67       19    448        242      170       25
         25       e33       27      e15     e7.0    e20         81       65       17    380        196      207       26

         26       e33       25      e15     e7.0    e50         80       60       14    320        164      209       25
         27       e33       26      e16     e6.6    e80         78       59       17    264        138      193       21
         28       e32       26      e16     e6.4    e90         75       56       16    218        115      173       21
         29       e32       25      e17     e6.4   e100         75       51       20    180         99      141       19
         30       e32       27      e17     e6.4      ---       74       52       17    144         87      113       18
         31       e31      ---      e16     e6.6      ---       71      ---       15      ---       79       91      ---

        TOTAL    1124      837      680    301.2    504.1     3025     1867      883   5763.7    10159     2893     1126
        MEAN     36.3     27.9     21.9     9.72     17.4     97.6     62.2     28.5      192      328     93.3     37.5
        MAX        41       31       30       15      100      142       70       47      701      835      209       79
        MIN        31       25       15      6.4      5.8       71       51       14      5.2       78       35       18
        AC-FT    2230     1660     1350      597     1000     6000     3700     1750    11430    20150     5740     2230

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1974 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     8.48     6.62     3.61      .92     5.99      139      184     58.5     26.3     50.4     22.4     15.6
        MAX       133     77.8     29.1     9.72     45.9      572     1300      414      192      389      190      153
        (WY)     1995     1995     1995     2000     1998     1995     1997     1999     2000     1993     1999     1994
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .003     .096     .038     .017     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1974     1977     1977     1974     1974     1991     1991     1977     1977     1985     1976     1976

        SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1999 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 2000 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1974 - 2000

        ANNUAL TOTAL                       46908.45                   29163.0
        ANNUAL MEAN                          129                         79.7                       43.6
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        149              1997
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                            .035          1977
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  1290     Mar 22             835     Jul 17            2760       Apr 19 1997
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .43  Feb 22               5.2   Jun 12                .00    Oct  1 1973
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .45  Feb 18               6.2   Feb 15                .00    Oct  1 1973
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         906     Jul 18            3400       Apr 19 1997
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          9.88  Jul 17              11.70    Mar 17 1995
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              93040                      57840                      31600
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   396                        184                         84
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    42                         35                          1.7
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .65                       7.6                         .00

        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
           13...       1620     36        --       --       --     1240     11.5      9.5       --       --       --
         NOV
           16...       1100     26        --       --       --     1320      4.5      4.2       --       --       --
         FEB
           17...       0915      6.1      --       --       --     1580     -5.0       .5       --       --       --
         MAR
           14...       1335     98       8.2       --     1260     1230     -1.0       .0      480     82.0     67.0
         APR
           05...       1330     64        --       --       --     1240     11.5      8.0       --       --       --
         MAY
           02...       1600     41        --       --       --     1430     29.0     18.9       --       --       --
         JUN
           15...       0810     16        --       --       --     1260     18.0     16.0       --       --       --
         JUL
           10...       1200    428        --       --       --      750     27.0     26.0       --       --       --
           19...       0920    725        --       --       --      652     17.0     19.5       --       --       --
         SEP
           05...       1555     64       8.0      8.1       --      947     21.5     18.5      390     70.0     51.0


                                                                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
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                14...      21.0       2      110       32       302     23.0       .2      400      246      933
              APR
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              SEP
                05...      15.0       2       97.0     34       340     15.0       .2      240      126      730


                          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
                13...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              NOV
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              FEB
                17...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                14...       885      2.0      60       <1      80.0       50      <.1      <1      <1.0      430
              APR
                05...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAY
                02...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUN
                15...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              JUL
                10...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                19...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              SEP
                05...       693      8.0      90       <1      60.0      160       .1       1      <1.0      410

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