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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08271000 RIO LUCERO NEAR ARROYO SECO, NM
LOCATION - Lat 36°30'29.84", long 105°31'51.47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Taos County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101, in Tract C, Taos Pueblo Grant, on right bank 200 ft upstream from diversion dam for Tenorio and Indian ditches, 2.2 mi east of Arroyo Seco, 7.4 mi northeast of Taos, and at mile 8.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16.6 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1512: 1912, 1916, 1949. WSP 1732: drainage area. WDR NM-75-l: 1973. See also PERIOD OF RECORD.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April to December 1910 (discharge measurements and occasional gage heights); January 1911 to September 1915, March to December 1916 (fragmentary); water years 1911-15, 1934 to current year (annual maximum); water years 1952-62, October to November 1962 (monthly discharge only); January 1913 to September 1915, October 1934 to September 1951, December 1962 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312. Fragmentary records for October 1915 to February 1916, published in WSP 438, are unreliable and should not be used. Published as "near Taos," 1910-16.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Concrete control since Nov. 21, 1962. Datum of gage is 8,051.44 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1923 for history of changes prior to Nov. 21, 1962. Gage datum lowered by 1.00 ft on August 22, 1996.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2019; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. No diversions upstream from station.