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Water-Year Summary for Site 09070000

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09070000 EAGLE RIVER BELOW GYPSUM, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°38'58", long 106°57'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.05, T.5 S., R.85 W., Eagle County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010003, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highways 6 and 24 at Gypsum, and 150 ft downstream from Gypsum Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 945 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1946 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 6,275.11 ft, above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for the period Mar. 19 to Apr. 11, and flows above 5,000 ft³/s, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for the period May 5 to July 19, which is fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Trans-mountain diversions upstream from station. Trans-basin diversions upstream from station from Robinson Reservoir (capacity, 2,520 acre-ft) to Tenmile Creek for mining development. Many small diversions for irrigation of hay meadows upstream from station.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 6,275.11 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 0.68 inches, May 8, 2019. 
REMARKS - Site operated seasonally, April to September.