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Water-Year Summary for Site 09364500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 36°43'21.00", long 108°12'06.30" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, San Juan County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 14080104, in Boyd City Park, on right bank 900 ft upstream from bridge on Miller Ave., 0.7 mi downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 64 in Farmington, and 1.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,360 mi². (approximately)
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1243: 1931. WSP 1313: 1913.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1904 to October 1905 (published as "near Farmington"), September 1912 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,280 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 1, 1905, non-recording gage at old bridge 0.1 mi upstream at different datum. Sept. 17, 1912, to Oct. 4, 1938, water-stage recorder at site 0.8 mi downstream at lower datums (datum lowered 2.0 ft Aug. 15, 1927, and raised 0.2 ft Dec. 16, 1929). Oct. 5, 1938, to Nov. 1, 1973, at site 900 ft downstream at datum 1.74 ft lower.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2017; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water years 2018-2019; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Diversions for irrigation of about 30,000 acres upstream from station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum flood occurred Oct. 6, 1911, when a stage of about 16.5 ft was reached (datum in use Oct. 1938 to Nov. 1973). Flood of Sept. 6, 1909, reached a stage of 11.1 ft, 1904-05 site and datum (discharge, about 19,000 ft³/s).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1940 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1988 to September 1993, March 2014 to current year.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: December 1950 to September 1993.
INSTRUMENTATION - Digital temperature sensor since March 2014. Electronic data logger with 15-minute recording interval.