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Water Data Report MO-03-1

Water Resources Data—Missouri, Water Year 2003

Image of state of Missouri    Prepared in cooperation with the State of Missouri and with other agencies
   By:  H.S. Hauck and C. D. Nagel



The U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, in cooperation with local, State, and Federal agencies and organizations, obtains a large quantity of data pertaining to the water resources of Missouri each water year (October 1 to September 30). These data, accumulated during the water years, constitute a valuable data base for developing an improved understanding of the water resources of Missouri.

Water-resources data for the 2003 water year for Missouri consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; elevation, contents, and water quality of lakes and reservoirs. This volume contains discharge records for 171 gaging stations; elevation at 12 lakes and reservoirs; water quality at 106 sampling stations (including 2 lakes); and data for 39 crest-stage stations; and water-level records for 8 ground-water monitoring wells.




List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume

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

List of discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations

List of discontinued surface-water-quality stations



Water Use—2000

Missouri Water-Use Fact Sheet


Summary of Hydrologic Conditions

Surface Water--Streamflow

Surface Water Quality

Special Networks and Programs

Explanation of the Records

Station Identification Numbers

Downstream Order and Station Number

Numbering System for Wells and Miscellaneous Sites

Explanation of Stage- and Water-Discharge Records

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 Data and Computed Results

Other Data Available

Explanation of Surface-Water-Quality Records

Collection and Examination of Data

Water Analysis

Classification of Records

Accuracy of Records

Arrangement of Records

On-site Measurements and Sample Collection

Water Temperature


Laboratory Measurements

Data Presentation

Remark Codes

Water Quality-Control Data

Blank Samples

Reference Samples

Replicate Samples

Explanation of Ground-Water Level Records

Site Identification Numbers

Data Collection and Computation

Data Presentation

Water-level tables


Ground-Water Quality Data

Data Collection and Computation

Laboratory Measurements

Access to USGS Water Data

Definition of Terms

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Surface-water station records

Partial-record surface-water stations

Analyses of samples collected at water-quality partial-record stations

Ground-Water Monitoring well records



This report is available online in Portable Document Format (PDF). If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader, it is available for free download from Adobe Systems Incorporated.

The full report is available as an entire volume or in segments, as PDF files:
Cover, Contents, and Introduction (Report pages 1 through 31—File Size 2 MB
Location Maps (Report pages 32 through 40—File Size 8 MB)
Stations 05495000-05587455 (Report pages 41 through 99–File Size 2 MB)
Stations 06813500-06899950 (Report pages 100 through 190—File Size 3 MB)
Stations 06900050-06936530 (Report pages 191 through 381—File Size 6 MB)
Stations 07001985-07019317 (Report pages 382 through 514—File Size 5 MB)
Stations 07020500-37190091081101 (Report pages 515 through 744—File Size 8 MB)
Index and Back Cover (Report pages 745 through 776—File Size 138 KB)
Report MO-03-1 Entire Volume (776 pages—File Size 33 MB)


A list of surface-water station numbers is also provided:

By County  (20 KB)

By Number (In Downstream Order)  (20 KB

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For more information about USGS activities in Missouri contact:

District Chief

U.S. Geological Survey

Water Resources Discipline

1400 Independence Road

Rolla, Missouri 65401

Telephone: (573) 308-3667

Fax: (573) 308-3645

or access the USGS Water Resources of Missouri home page at:

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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