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Water-Year Summary for Site 07207000

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 36°31'11.4", long 104°58'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Colfax County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 11080002, in Maxwell Grant, on right bank 1,200 ft downstream from Turkey Creek Canyon, and 3.6 mi west of Cimarron.
DRAINAGE AREA - 294 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1281: drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1950 to current year. Published as "Cimarron Creek," October 1952 to September 1965.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Concrete control since Nov. 6, 1963. Datum of gage is 6,599.58 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2015; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated by Eagle Nest Lake (station 07205500). Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 3,500 acres, part of which is downstream from station. Philmont ditch (formerly known as Cimarroncito ditch) diverts from left bank 1.5 mi upstream from station, siphons under river 0.9 mi upstream, and bypasses station for off-channel storage and irrigation downstream; Raton diversion pipeline 300 ft upstream from station for City of Raton water supply started June 1983. No flow at times.