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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06317000 POWDER RIVER AT ARVADA, WY
LOCATION - Lat 44°39'00", long 106°07'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.16, T.54 N., R.77 W., Sheridan County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10090202, on right bank 0.1 mi downstream from bridge on county road, 0.2 mi southeast of Arvada, and 0.2 mi upstream from Wild Horse Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,050 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1509: 1921(M), 1923(M), 1924-26, 1927-28(M), 1929, 1930(M), 1931, 1932(M), 1933, 1934(M), 1935-36. See PERIOD OF RECORD.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1919 to current year (no winter records in water years 1919-30, 1934). Records for February 16-23, 1930, published in WSP 701, are unreliable and should not be used.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,620 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to October 24, 1938, non-contributing gage at bridge 0.2 mi upstream from station at datum 3,621.87 ft. October 24, 1938 to April 27, 1983, at site 0.7 mi upstream from station at different datum. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
10-04-2019 to 10-08-2020: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-20-2018 to 10-03-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-12-2017 to 11-19-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-16-2016 to 10-11-2017: records are good except May 3, June 1, and July 15-26, which are fair, and estimated records are poor.
10-27-2015 to 11-15-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2014 to 10-26-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

Numerous small reservoirs and diversions for irrigation upstream from station.

 

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1946-57, 1968 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURES: March 1949 to September 1957, October 1967 to September 1978. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: April 1946 to September 1957, October 1967 to September 1971, January 1975 to September 1978, April 1983 to September 1984.