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Water-Year Summary for Site 08385522

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 34°19'56", long 104°10'52" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 N 1/4 E 1/4 sec.11, T.1 N., R.26 E., De Baca County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060003, on left bank 0.6 mi downstream from Taiban Creek, 11.0 mi southeast of Fort Sumner, and at mile 665.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,908 mi² of which 73 mi² probably is noncontributing.  
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 3,910 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to May 13, 2016, at site 400 ft upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 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 partly regulated by Sumner Dam (station 08384000), 23 mi upstream. Diversion for irrigation of about 19,100 acres (1959 determination) upstream from station. Discharge in general represents return flow from irrigated areas in Fort Sumner Irrigation Project.