JAMES RIVER BASIN

                                               06470830  JAMES RIVER AT OAKES, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4608'20", long 9806'55", in NW1/4NE1/4NE1/4 sec.30, T.131 N., R.59 W., Dickey County, Hydrologic Unit 10160003,
   on left bank 10 ft downstream from bridge 1.0 mi west of Oakes.

DRAINAGE AREA.--5,320 mi2, of which about 3,300 mi2 is probably noncontributing.

                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.

REMARKS.--Records fair.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,200.00 ft above sea level. Flow regulated by Jamestown Reservoir (station
   06469000).

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height, 98.77 ft, Apr. 4, 1997; minimum, 88.11 ft, Sept. 4, 1988.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum gage height, 92.90 ft, Mar. 2; minimum recorded, 89.73 ft, Apr. 14.

                                 GAGE HEIGHT, FEET, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

        DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP

          1     92.30    90.49      ---      ---    90.65    92.51    90.70      ---    90.16    90.96      ---    91.22
          2     92.28    90.32      ---      ---    90.65    92.80    90.71      ---    90.18    91.00      ---    91.32
          3     92.29    90.26      ---      ---    90.65    92.90    90.33      ---    90.18    90.92    91.20    91.46
          4     92.26    90.36      ---      ---    90.64    92.90      ---      ---    90.12    90.90    91.22    91.47
          5     92.13    90.23      ---    90.25    90.63    92.90      ---      ---    90.31    91.07    91.26    91.58

          6     92.03    90.27      ---    90.25    90.62    92.76      ---      ---    90.43    91.23    91.28    91.70
          7     92.01    90.34      ---    90.26    90.61    92.35      ---      ---    90.32    91.49    91.26    91.61
          8     91.96    90.34      ---    90.26    90.60    91.64      ---      ---    90.19    91.50    91.28    91.67
          9     91.91    90.19      ---      ---    90.59    91.77      ---    90.54    90.46    91.39    91.26    91.72
         10     91.79    90.09      ---      ---    90.59    91.84      ---    90.61    90.30    91.26    91.29    91.64

         11     91.82    90.10      ---      ---    90.59    91.81      ---    90.50    90.23    91.27    91.33    91.48
         12     91.62    90.15      ---      ---    90.60    91.69      ---    90.75    90.33    91.36    91.36    91.55
         13     91.59    90.11      ---    90.30    90.61    91.56    90.40    90.41    90.40    91.29    91.26    91.46
         14     91.59    90.06      ---    90.31    90.62    91.33    89.87    90.51    90.13    91.26    91.26    91.40
         15     91.43    90.07      ---    90.34    90.65    90.99    89.91    90.42    90.21    91.36    91.22    91.44

         16     91.28    90.02      ---    90.37      ---    90.92    90.10    90.39    90.06    91.45    91.19    91.45
         17     91.18    90.06      ---    90.41      ---    90.88    90.34    90.11    90.17    91.42    91.19      ---
         18     91.09      ---      ---      ---      ---    90.76    90.21    89.87    90.19    91.46    91.20      ---
         19     90.95      ---      ---      ---      ---    90.79    89.89    90.38    90.32    91.51    91.30      ---
         20     91.00      ---      ---      ---      ---    90.85    90.03    90.44    90.55    91.41    91.39      ---

         21     90.84      ---      ---      ---      ---    90.82    90.34    90.47    90.66    91.38    91.33    91.45
         22     90.62      ---      ---      ---      ---    90.93    90.27    90.47    90.59    91.36    91.28    91.36
         23     90.55      ---      ---      ---    90.84    90.99    90.23    90.40    90.55    91.40    91.23    91.37
         24     90.65      ---      ---      ---    90.85    91.13      ---    90.28    90.54    91.42    91.28    91.49
         25     90.56      ---      ---      ---    90.90    91.09      ---    90.32    90.63      ---    91.24    91.56

         26     90.50      ---      ---      ---    90.97    90.95      ---    90.29    90.71      ---    91.23    91.56
         27     90.43      ---      ---    90.61    91.01    90.72      ---    90.26    90.75      ---    91.28    91.55
         28     90.45      ---      ---    90.62    91.19    90.69      ---    90.35    90.75      ---      ---    91.58
         29     90.42      ---      ---    90.63    91.84    90.71      ---    90.29    90.78      ---      ---    91.59
         30     90.41      ---      ---    90.63      ---    90.77      ---    90.15    90.90      ---      ---    91.58
         31     90.58      ---      ---    90.64      ---    90.76      ---    90.17      ---      ---      ---      ---

        MEAN    91.31    90.20      ---    90.42    90.77    91.47    90.24    90.36    90.40    91.29    91.26    91.51
        MAX     92.30    90.49      ---    90.64    91.84    92.90    90.71    90.75    90.90    91.51    91.39    91.72
        MIN     90.41    90.02      ---    90.25    90.59    90.69    89.87    89.87    90.06    90.90    91.19    91.22

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