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00054 Reservoir storage(Obs.)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 35°01'46.30", long 104°41'12.58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Guadalupe County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060001, in Jose Perea Grant, near outlet gates of Santa Rosa Dam on Pecos River, approximately 7.0 mi north of Santa Rosa, and at mile 757.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,430 mi². (approximately)
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1980 to January 2017 (daily observations of storage), October 2017 to current year (gage height).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
COOPERATION - Storage records were provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
REMARKS - Lake is formed by earth and rockfill dam on Pecos River. Storage began on Apr. 22, 1980. Capacity, 439,900 acre-ft, from capacity table effective Oct. 1997, between elevations 4,630.0 ft, invert of outlet structure, and 4,797.0 ft, crest of spillway. Capacity by original survey was 447,100 acre-ft. No dead storage. Lake was created primarily for flood control, irrigation, and sediment control. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemetry at station.