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Water-Year Summary for Site 06190540

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Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06190540 BOILING RIVER AT MAMMOTH, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
LOCATION - Lat 44°59'06.48", long 110°41'21.64" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Park County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10070001, Yellowstone National Park, on left bank 50 ft downstream from outfall, 150 ft upstream of mouth, and 0.8 mi northeast of U.S. Post Office at Mammoth.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1988 to September 1995, October 2002 to January 2011, September 2012 to current year. Published as "Hot River" at Mammoth from 1989-94.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,666.11 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. National Park Service). U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter is located at the station.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion occurs upstream from station, however, some flow is contributed by sinkholes upstream from spring.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Miscellaneous water-quality sample Sept. 14, 1988; Water years 1989 to 1994, 2002 to 2010, and September 2012 to September 2013.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1988 to September 1990.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1988 to September 1990, October 2002 to September 2010, September, 2012 
to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed Sept. 25, 2002.
REMARKS -  
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum daily, 2,410 microsiemens per centimeter (uS/cm) at 25.0°C, 
Jan. 29, 1990; minimum daily, 1,500 uS/cm at 25.0°C, July, 17, 22, 23, 1990.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 59.8°C, November 12, 2015; minimum, 34.5°C, May 19 and 20, 2009.