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Water-Year Summary for Site 07191400

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00054 Reservoir storage(Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 36°13'48", long 95°10'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.09, T.20 N., R.20 E., Mayes County, OK, Hydrologic Unit 11070209, at left side of Robert S. Kerr dam on Neosho River, 2.0 mi northwest of Locust Grove, 3.5 mi downstream from Saline Creek, and at mile 47.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11,580 mi². From automated delineation using 10-meter National Elevation Dataset digital elevation model data dated 10/01/2006 and Watershed Boundary Dataset dated 10/01/2006, using Albers Equal-Area Projection, North American Datum 1983.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR 2012: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1964 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' satellite telemeter at station. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.

10/01/2020 to 09/30/2021 record rated poor, except for the period of 10/01/2020 to 11/04/2020  and 06/21/2021 to 07/19/2021which was rated fair. 

Quality of data for other periods can be obtained by contacting the Oklahoma-Texas Water Science Center. 

All estimated periods are considered poor unless noted otherwise.

Reservoir is formed by earth dam and concrete spillway controlled by seventeen 22-foot taintor gates. Storage began Nov. 12, 1963; power pool first filled June 12, 1964. Capacity, 444,500 acre-ft at elevation 636.0 ft, top of taintor gages, 200,300 acre-ft at elevation 619.0 ft, power pool, and 48,630 acre-ft at elevation 599.0 ft, top of spillway crest. Figures given herein represent total contents.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 449,700 acre-ft, June 24, 2019, elevation, 636.27 ft; minimum since power pool first filled, 149,100 acre-ft, Feb. 16, 2006, elevation, 613.87 ft.