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Water-Year Summary for Site 09358550

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Min.,Med.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
09358550 CEMENT CREEK AT SILVERTON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°49'11", long 107°39'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.08, T.41 N., R.7 W., San Juan County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080104, on left bank at abandoned railroad crossing Cement Creek, 0.1 mi north of Silverton, and 0.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 20.1 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1991 to September 1993, October 1994 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 9,380 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for 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 estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2021; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural regulation by many lakes upstream from station. Diversions for mining operations upstream from station. However, these diversions are returned to the creek upstream of the gage. Mine drainage contributes considerable amounts of water to the creek.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A major flood occurred Oct. 5, 1911. A more recent flood occurred June 6, 1978, when Lake Emma (6.5 mi northeast of Silverton) was undermined by mining operations, and released a large quantity of water into the headwaters of Cement Creek. Discharge not determined.