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Water-Year Summary for Site 07216500

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07216500 MORA RIVER NEAR GOLONDRINAS, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°53'27.14", long 105°09'49.03" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Mora County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 11080003, in Mora Grant, on right bank 0.7 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 161, 1.2 mi east of Golondrinas, 1.9 mi upstream from Coyote Creek, 4.7 mi downstream from Rito Cebolla, and at mile 75.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 267 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1281: 1951(M). WSP 1311: 1935(M), 1937-38(M), 1940-42(M), 1949(M). WSP 1511: drainage area. WSP 1731: 1958(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1915 to May 1921, October 1921 to March 1922, May, August, and September 1922, July 1923 to July 1924, December 1924 to September 1986, March 1988 to current year. Monthly discharge only, 1915-30, published in WSP 1311.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 6,750 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Mar. 10, 1915, to June 4, 1921, water-stage recorder at site 2.8 mi upstream at different datum. July 6, 1921, to Jan. 5, 1929, nonrecording gage or water-stage recorder at site 0.7 mi downstream at datum about 14 ft lower. Jan. 6, 1929, to Apr. 1, 1972, water-stage recorder at site 0.7 mi downstream at datum about 15 ft lower.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Diversions for irrigation of about 12,000 acres upstream from station. Off-channel lakes make it possible to divert and store water during non-irrigation season. No flow at times some years.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Floods of Sept. 29, 1904, and June 11, 1913, probably exceeded 25,000 ft³/s.