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Water-Year Summary for Site 10155500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
10155500 PROVO RIVER NEAR CHARLESTON, UT
LOCATION - Lat 40°29'03", long 111°27'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.11, T.4 S., R.4 E., Wasatch County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 16020203, on left bank 1,000 ft upstream from Snake Creek and 1.5 mi northeast of Charleston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 359 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1938 to September 1950, October 1991 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 5,427.04 ft. above NAVD of 1988 from a Level II GNSS survey conducted on March 19, 2021. Prior to October 1991 at different sites and datums. Gage relocated 300 ft upstream to present location on September 13, 2004, due to river reconstruction.
REMARKS - Records are considered good; except for estimated values which are fair. Flow affected by irrigation diversions above station and by storage in, and releases from, Jordanelle Reservoir, (capacity 329,000 acre-ft). Records from October 1938 to September 1950 include flow of Weber-Provo diversion canal and Duchesne Tunnel, a transbasin diversion. Flow also affected by several small reservoirs at headwaters. Information on flow of Duchesne Tunnel and capacities of reservoirs is available from Provo River Water Commissioner's Report.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,360 ft³/s, Jul 7, 2011, gage height, 7.57 ft; minimum, 13 ft³/s, Oct 24, 1940 and Oct 7, 1948, at site and datum then in use.