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Water-Year Summary for Site 06625000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 41°18'12", long 106°42'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.03, T.15 N., R.83 W., Carbon County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10180002, on left bank 0.5 mi upstream from mouth and 8.0 mi northeast of Encampment.
DRAINAGE AREA - 265 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1710: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1940 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1310.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,970 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to June 28, 1961, water-stage recorder at site 660 ft upstream from station at datum 2.00 ft higher. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
11-09-2018 to 12-26-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-11-2017 to 11-08-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
04-17-2017 to 10-10-2017: records are good. 
10-01-2016 to 04-16-2017: records are good, except estimated records which are poor. 
10-01-2015 to 09-30-2016: records are good, except estimated records which are poor. 
10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are good, except estimated records which are poor. 
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are good, except estimated records which are poor. 

Five small reservoirs upstream from station for irrigation, total capacity, about 400 acre-ft. 
Slight regulation by Hog Park Creek Reservoir, capacity, about 2,970 acre-ft. Diversions for 
irrigation upstream from station. Transbasin diversion upstream from station into Hog Park Creek 
(tributary to Encampment River) from North Fork Little Snake River for municipal, industrial, and 
irrigation uses began September 1964.


EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,720 ft³/s, June 8, 2010, gage height, 7.67 ft; maximum gage height, 10.33 ft, June 4, 1952, adjusted to present datum; minimum daily discharge, 5.2 ft³/s, Aug. 15, 16, 1940.