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Water-Year Summary for Site 09306255

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09306255 YELLOW CREEK NEAR WHITE RIVER, CO
LOCATION - Lat 40°10'07", long 108°24'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.04, T.2 N., R.98 W., Rio Blanco County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14050006, on left bank 160 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 64, 0.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 10.0 mi northwest of White River City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 262 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1972 to September 1982, May 1988 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage, with v-notch concrete control. Elevation of gage is 5,535 ft above NVGD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for flows above 20 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for flows above 20 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 26 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for flows above 26 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for flows above 26 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 300 acres.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,800 ft³/s, Sept. 7, 1978, on the basis of contracted-opening, and flow-over-road measurement of peak flow, gage height, 12.97 ft.