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Kansas Minimum Desirable Streamflows (MDS), in cubic feet per second (ft³/s)

[MDS, values from Kansas Water Office]

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Station number Station name Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
07141300 Arkansas River at Great Bend(a) 3 3 3 3 10 10 5 3 2 2 2 3
07143330 Arkansas River near Hutchinson 80 80 100 100 100 100 80 80 60 60 60 80
07140000 Arkansas River near Kinsley(a) 2 2 3 3 5 5 3 1 1 1 2 2
06882510 Big Blue River at Marysville 100 100 125 150(c) 150(c) 150 80 90 65 80 80 80
06878000 Chapman Creek near Chapman 10 15 15 15 15 15 10 10 10 10 10 10
07151500 Chikaskia River near Corbin 30 45 50 45 40 30 15 5 5 8 30 30
07180400 Cottonwood River near Florence 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
07182250 Cottonwood River near Plymouth 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
06890100 Delaware River near Muscotah 10 10 20 20 20 20 5 3 3 2 10 10
07143665 Little Arkansas River at Alta Mills 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
07144200 Little Arkansas River at Valley Center 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
06884400 Little Blue River near Barnes 100 100 125 150 150(c) 150(c) 75 80 60 80 80 80
06915800 Marais des Cygnes River at LaCygne 20 20 20 20 20 25 25 25 20 20 20 20
06913500 Marais des Cygnes River near Ottawa 15 15 15 15 20 25 25 25 20 15 15 15
07149000 Medicine Lodge River near Kiowa 50 55 60 60 40 30 8 1 1 4 40 50
06888500 Mill Creek near Paxico 8 8 8 25 30 35 10 5 5 2 5 8
07179730 Neosho River near Americus 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
07183000 Neosho River near Iola 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
07183500 Neosho River near Parsons 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
07145500 Ninnescah River near Peck 100 100 100 100 100 70 30 30 30 50 100 100
07144780 North Fork Ninnescah River above Cheney Res. 40 50 50 50 40 30 10 5 5 10 40 40
07142300 Rattlesnake Creek near Macksville(a) 5 5 10 10 10 10 5 1 1 1 5 5
07142575 Rattlesnake Creek near Zenith 15 15 15 15 15 15 5 3 3 3 10 15
06856600 Republican River at Clay Center 125 150 200 250 250 250 200 200 100 90 100 125
06856000 Republican River at Concordia(d) 100 125 150 150 150 150 150 150 80 65 80 100
06867000 Saline River near Russell 5 5 15 15 15 12 2 2 2 5 5 5
06864500 Smoky Hill River at Ellsworth(b) 20 20 25 30 35 45 35 15 15 15 20 20
06876900 Solomon River at Niles 40 50 60 60 90 90 50 50 40 40 40 40
07145200 South Fork Ninnescah River near Murdock 80 90 90 90 90 50 30 30 30 50 80 80
07144910 South Fork Ninnescah River near Pratt 10 10 10 8 8 8 5 5 5 5 10 10
07147800 Walnut River at Winfield 30 35 40 65 100 100 30 25 20 20 20 30
07147070 Whitewater River at Towanda 10 15 15 20 25 25 10 5 5 5 6 10

(a) Subject to subsequent assessment of lagged effects of extensive groundwater appropriations in regional aquifer.
(b) Subject to subsequent assessment of lagged effects of upstream depletions.
(c) Subject to the stateline flows contained in the Blue River Compact.
(d) Subject to subsequent assessment of Harlan County reservoir operations, development of compact stateline flows and lagged effects of upstream depletions.

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