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Water-Year Summary for Site 09081000

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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09081000 ROARING FORK RIVER NEAR EMMA, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°22'24", long 107°05'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.11, T.8 S., R.87 W., Eagle County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010004, on left bank 10 ft upstream from bridge on Hooks Lane, 1.2 mi downstream from Sopris Creek, and 1.2 mi northwest of Emma.
DRAINAGE AREA - 859 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1908 to September 1909 (monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1313), March 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,470 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Mar. 1998, nonrecording gage at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for 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. Diversions for irrigation of about 16,000 acres above station. Transmountain diversions to Arkansas River Basin through Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel since 1925 and through Twin Lakes Tunnel since 1935. Transmountain diversion from headwaters of Fryingpan River through Charles H. Boustead Tunnel to Arkansas River Basin began May 16, 1972. Natural flow of stream affected by storage in Ruedi Reservoir on Fryingpan River (station 09080190) since May 1968.
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 6,470 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only)  Maximum daily precipitation, 0.77 inches, May 11, 2020.
REMARKS - Gage operated seasonally, April through September.