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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 09520500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
09520500 GILA RIVER NEAR DOME, AZ
LOCATION - Lat 32°45'39", long 114°25'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.04, T.8 S., R.21 E., Yuma County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15070201, on right bank 440 ft upstream from McPhaul bridge on old route of State Highway 95, 3 mi west of Dome, and 12 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 57,850 mi². approximately, includes 373 mi² in Aubrey Valley Playa, a closed basin, but excludes all other closed basins.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 918: 1905. WSP 1733: July 1942. WSP 1926: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jan. 1903 to current year. Monthly total, maximum, and minimum daily discharges only for Jan. 1903 to Dec. 1904 and Jan. 1906 to July 1929 in WSP 918 or WSP 1313. Published as "at Yuma and Gila City" 1903, as "near Dome" 1904, and as "at Dome (Gila City)" 1905-06. Records for 1907-29 are published in WSP 918 as "at Yuma and near Dome."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder.
REMARKS - Record is rated fair. Large dams on the Gila and its tributaries almost completely prevent natural runoff past the station except in case of extremely high floods. A small drainage return from the Wellton-Mohawk Division of Gila Project flows past the station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 1903-29: Maximum daily discharge, 200,000 ft³/s, roughly estimated, Jan. 22, 1916. 1929-59: Maximum discharge, 20,700 ft³/s, Feb. 15, 1932, gage height, 25.75 ft, present datum; no flow for part or all of most years. 1959-Current Year: Maximum discharge, 28,900 ft³/s, Mar. 3, 1993, maximum gage height, 26.81 ft; no flow for part or all of most years.