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Water-Year Summary for Site 08269000

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 36°26'22", long 105°30'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Taos County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101, in Taos Pueblo Grant, on right bank 2.3 mi east of Taos Pueblo, 4.5 mi northeast of Taos, 5.8 mi upstream from Rio Lucero, and at mile 15.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 66.6 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1312: 1911-12, 1914. WSP 1732: drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1911 to December 1916, January 1940 to December 1951 (annual maximum), water years 1952-62, October 1962 (monthly discharge only), November 1962 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Concrete control since Nov. 20, 1962. Elevation of gage is 7,380 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. See WSP 1923 for history of changes prior to Nov. 20, 1962.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2017; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. No diversions upstream from station.