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Water-Year Summary for Site 06017000

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06017000 BEAVERHEAD RIVER AT DILLON, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°13'06.18", long 112°39'19.20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.24, T.7 S., R.9 W., Beaverhead County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10020002, on right bank 0.2 mi downstream from West Side Canal and county road bridge, at Dillon, and at river mile 2,456.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,892 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August to September 1907 (gage heights only), October 1950 to September 1952, September 1963 to September 1971, April 2002 to September 2009 (seasonal records only), October 2009 to September 2011, October 2011 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,100 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Sept. 30, 1952, nonrecording gages at same site at different elevation.
REMARKS -
02-27-2018 to 11-05-2018 (seasonal record): records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
06-19-2017 to 10-31-2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
11-02-2016 to 06-19-2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
03-01-2016 to 11-01-2016 (seasonal record): records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
03-01-2015 to 11-06-2015 (seasonal record): records are fair. 
03-01-2014 to 10-31-2014 (seasonal record): records are fair, except estimated records are poor. 
10-01-2013 to 10-31-2013 (seasonal record): records are good.
 
Some regulation by Lima Reservoir (station number 06012500) and nearly complete regulation by 
Clark Canyon Reservoir (station number 06015300) since August 1964. Diversions for irrigation 
of about 125,500 acres, of which about 23,000 acres lies downstream from station.