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WATER RESOURCES DATA, SOUTH DAKOTA, WATER YEAR 2002

By M.J. Burr, R.W. Teller, and K.M. Neitzert

Water-Data Report SD-02-1


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Abstract

Water-resources data for the 2002 water year for South Dakota consists of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage, contents, and water quality of lakes and reservoirs; precipitation; and water levels in wells. This report contains discharge records for 127 streamflow-gaging stations; stage and contents records for 10 lakes and reservoirs, stage for 14 streams and 3 lakes; water-quality records for 6 streamflow-gaging stations, 2 daily sediment stations, 3 wells, 10 ungaged stream sites, 6 lakes, 1 sewage lagoon, and 1 precipitation site; water levels for 7 wells; daily precipitation records at 4 sites; and 74 partial-record crest-stage gage sites. Additional water data were collected at various sites, not part of the systematic data-collection program, and are published as miscellaneous measurements and analyses. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating State and Federal agencies in South Dakota.

Contents

Preface

List of gaging stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume

List of hydrologic stations for which records are published in this volum

List of ground-water wells, by county, for which records are published in this volume

List of discontinued surface-water stations

Introduction

Cooperation

Summary of hydrologic conditions

Precipitation

Surface water

Water quality

Ground water

Special networks and programs

Explanation of records

Station identification numbers

Downstream order system

Latitude-Longitude System

Records of stage and water discharge

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Station manuscript

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Identifying estimated daily discharge

Accuracy of records

Other records available

Records of surface-water quality

Classification of records

Arrangement of records

On-site measurements and sample collections

Water temperature

Sediment

Laboratory measurements

Data presentation

Records of hydrologic stations

Records of ground-water levels

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Records of ground-water quality

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Access to USGS water data

Reference cited

Definition of terms

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Surface-water-discharge and surface-water-quality records

Remarks codes

Station records, surface water

Partial-record stations

Daily precipitation stations

Miscellaneous water quality data

Miscellaneous temperature measurements and field determinations

Miscellaneous discharge measurements

Station records, ground water

Index


Send questions or comments about this report to the author, M.J. Burr (605) 352-4241 ext. 231.


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