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Water-Year Summary for Site 08407000

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Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08407000 PECOS RIVER AT PIERCE CANYON CROSSING, NEAR MALAGA, NM
LOCATION - Lat 32°11'18.71", long 103°58'45.79" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Eddy County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060011, on right bank 550 ft upstream from Pierce Canyon Crossing, 6.0 mi southeast of Malaga, and at mile 425.7. Water quality samples are collected 0.2 mi downstream from streamflow-gaging station.
DRAINAGE AREA - 19,260 mi². (approximate contributing area)
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 898: 1938(M). WSP 1712: 1959.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1938 to September 1941, August 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 2,889.18 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Bureau of Reclamation). July 1938 to Sept. 1941, at datum 1.19 ft higher.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2016; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water years 2017-2021; records good except for estimated discharges, which are fair. Flow regulated by many reservoirs and diversion dams. Diversions and ground-water withdrawals upstream from station for irrigation of about 202,000 acres, 1959 determination.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1938-41, 1952 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: March 1938 to September 1941, October 1951 to June 1986, March 2003 to January 2006.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1952 to June 1986, March 2003 to January 2006.