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Water-Year Summary for Site 06077500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06077500 SMITH RIVER NEAR EDEN, MT
LOCATION - Lat 47°11'24.19", long 111°23'13.90" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.32, T.17 N., R.3 E., Cascade County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030103, on left bank 0.5 mi upstream from Clark Creek, 2.6 mi upstream from Hound Creek. 7.7 mi southwest of Eden, and at river mile 27.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,588 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1951 to September 1969, March 2006 to September 2010 (seasonal records only), October 2010 to June 2017, April 2018 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,500 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. April 1951 to September 1969, water-stage recorder at present site at datum approximately 2.0 ft lower.
REMARKS -
04/16/2018 to 10/31/2018: records are good.
11/02/2016 to 06/30/2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10/21/2015 to 11/01/2016: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10/07/2014 to 10/20/2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
10/01/2013 to 10/06/2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

Flow is slightly regulated by Smith River Reservoir (station number 06075000) and Newlan Creek 
Reservoir. Diversions for irrigation of about 24,500 acres occur upstream from station.  
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: April 2008 to October 2008; October 2010 to June 2017 (seasonal 
records only, discontinued).
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed in Feburary 2008.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
04-01-2017 to 06-30-2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
02-25-2016 to 11-02-2016 (seasonal record): records are good.
03-06-2015 to 10-21-2015 (seasonal record): records are good.
07-09-2014 to 09-30-2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 27.6°C, June 29, 2016; minimum -0.2°C, many days in March 2015.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: During seasonal operation; Maximum recorded temperature: 25.7 °C, Aug. 13. Minimum recorded temperature: 6.1 °C, Sept. 12.