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Water-Year Summary for Site 06191500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06191500 YELLOWSTONE RIVER AT CORWIN SPRINGS, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°06'43.63", long 110°47'37.20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.30, T.8 S., R.8 E., Park County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10070002, on left bank 20 ft downstream from county road bridge at Corwin Springs, 1.3 mi upstream from Mulherin Creek, 7 mi northwest of Gardiner, and at river mile 549.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,616 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1309: 1912. WSP 1509: 1889-94, 1911, 1913, 1916-18, 1920-21, 1925, 1927. WSP 1559: Drainage area. Water Data Report MT-04-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1889 to November 1893 (published as "at Horr"), September 1910 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in Water Supply Paper (WSP) 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,079.09 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Nonrecording gages located at site 2 mi upstream at different elevations from Aug. 12, 1889 to Nov. 4, 1893. Nonrecording gages on bridge at present elevation from Sept. 2, 1910 to Apr. 19, 1935.
REMARKS -

10-01-2017 to 09-30-2018: records are good, except estimated records are fair.

10-01-2016 to 09-30-2017: records are good, except estimated records are fair.

10-01-2015 to 09-30-2016: records are good, except estimated records are fair.

10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are good, except estimated records are fair.

10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are good, except estimated records are fair.

Natural storage occurs in Yellowstone Lake. Diversions are made for irrigation of about 960 acres of which 40 acres are downstream from station.

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2016 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECFIC CONDUCTANCE: March 2016 to current year (annual record, continuous monitor). WATER TEMPERATURE: March 2016 to current year (annual record, continuous monitor).
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature probe installed March 24, 2016.
REMARKS -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE:
10-01-2017 to 09-30-2018: records no longer rated.
03-25-2016 to 09-30-2016: records are good to excellent (corrections <10%).

WATER TEMPERATURE:
10-01-2017 to 09-30-2018: records no longer rated.
10-01-2016 to 09-30-2017: records are excellent.
03-25-2016 to 09-30-2016: records are excellent.

 

 

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (annual records): Maximum daily, 293 microsiemens per centimeter (uS/cm) at 25.0°C, March 27, 2016;minimum daily, 76 uS/cm, June 3, 2017. WATER TEMPERATURE (annual records): Maximum, 21.1°C, August 11, 2018; minimum 0°C,many days.