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Water-Year Summary for Site 08355490

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08355490 RIO GRANDE ABOVE US HWY 380 NR SAN ANTONIO,
LOCATION - Lat 33°55'36", long 106°51'04.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Socorro County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020203, on the right bank of the Rio Grande, .3 mile above the State Highway 380 bridge, about 1.0 miles east of San Antonio, NM.
DRAINAGE AREA - 28,435 mi² of which 4,052 mi² probably is noncontributing.  
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2005 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 4,340 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2015; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records poor. Water years 2017-2019; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated since Nov. 1973 by Cochiti Dam (station 08317300), 120 mi upstream. Possible regulation by operation of reservoirs on Rio Chama and by flood- and silt-detention reservoirs on Galisteo Creek and Jemez River (stations 08285000, 08286900, 08317900, 08328500). Since May 1971, flow affected by release of transmountain water from Heron Reservoir (station 08284510). Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 718,000 acres, several of which are downstream from station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: October 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Automatic pumping sediment sampler.