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Water-Year Summary for Site 06323000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 44°32'08", long 106°49'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.26, T.53 N., R.83 W., Johnson County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10090206, on right bank at Kearny, 300 ft northeast of historical monument, and 2.0 mi upstream from Little Piney Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 118 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1176: 1944. WSP 1309: 1913(M). WSP 1509: 1906, 1920(M), 1941(M), 1942, 1943(M). WSP 1916: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1902 to June 1906, June to August 1910, May 1911 to July 1917, May 1919 to September 1923 (no winter records), October 1940 to September 1998, October 1998 to current year (no winter record). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,655.11 ft above NGVD of 1929. September 6, 1902 to June 30, 1906, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstream from station at different datum. May 14, 1911 to July 31, 1917, and May 1, 1919 to September 30, 1923, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstream from station at present datum. Wyoming State Engineer's Office data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station operated and record provided by the Wyoming State Engineer's Office; record reviewed by U.S. Geological Survey.
04-01-2015 to 09-30-2015:  records good.

04-01-2014 to 09-30-2014: records good. 

Some regulation by Cloud Peak Reservoir, capacity, 3,385 acre-ft, Willow Park Reservoir, capacity, 
4,457 acre-ft, and Kearny Lake, capacity, 1,860 acre-ft. Diversion upstream from station from South 
Piney Creek into Rock Creek basin for irrigation. Diversions upstream and downstream from station. 
Record includes flow in bypass channel (Spring Creek), 300 ft left of main channel.  
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow from rating curve extended above 1,800 ft³/s.