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Water-Year Summary for Site 08313150

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80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08313150 Rio Grande abv Buckman Diversion, nr White Rock, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°50'18.3", long 106°09'32.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Santa Fe County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101,
DRAINAGE AREA - 14,360 mi² of which 2,940 mi² probably is noncontributing. (from the closed basin in San Luis Valley, Colorado)
REVISIONS HISTORY - The peak streamflow for water year 2019 was revised on May 29, 2020, based on a change to the shift that was applied to the stage-discharge rating at the time of the peak on Jun. 18, 2019.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2016 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 5,456.91 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Water years 2016-2019; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Considerable regulation by Heron Reservoir (station 08284510), El Vado Reservoir (station 08285000), and Abiquiu Reservoir (station 08286900) on Rio Chama, which can contribute a major portion of the total flow. Flow affected by release of transmountain water from Heron Reservoir since May 1971. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 620,000 acres in Colorado and 75,000 acres in New Mexico.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 2017 to current year.