Table Hy01: Base-flow (cfs) Recession Characteristics for Headwater Diversion Basin

Table Hy01: Base-flow (cfs) Recession Characteristics for Headwater Diversion Basin

 

Average rate of depletion of base flow during May through October drought periods, Headwater Diversion Basin, Missouri. From Skelton (1970)
GAGE NO. STREAM SITE PERIOD OF ANALYSIS MEASURED LOW FLOW TIME, IN DAYS, OF DROUGHT
0* 10 20 30 40
**7-0218.00 Diversion Channel Allenville 1951-67 44.0 120.0 80.0 55.0 41.0 30.0
**7-0209.50 Castor River Cascade 1967-71 23.8 -- -- -- -- --
7-0210.00 Castor River Zalma 1922-67 16.0 65.0 45.0 33.0 25.0 19.0
**7-0216.00 Whitewater River Whitewater 1961-67 16.0 30.0 19.0 13.0 9.0 6.5
**7-0214.00 Whitewater River Millersville 1961-67 11.0 20.0 15.0 11.0 8.5 6.2
**7-0211.50 Crooked Creek Marble Hill 1961-67 2.1 3.5 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.2
**7-0213.00 Crooked Creek Highway U 1962-64 1.1 -- -- -- -- --

*=Upper limit of base flow, no surface runoff.

**=Low flow partial - recording station provides only low flow data.

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