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Water-Year Summary for Site 08291000

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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 35°57'53", long 105°54'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Santa Fe County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101, on left bank 80 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 503, 100 ft downstream from confluence of Rio En Medio and Rio Frijoles, 0.6 mi northwest of Cundiyo, 1.8 mi upstream from Santa Cruz Dam, and at mile 11.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 86 mi². (approximately)
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1392: 1931(M), 1932-33, 1934-39(M), 1942, 1943(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1931 to current year. Monthly discharge only from some periods, published in WSP 1312. Prior to October 1953, published as "Rio Santa Cruz."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Jan. 3, 1954. Elevation of gage is 6,460 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. July 1, 1931, to Aug. 12, 1932, water-stage recorder at site about 1 mi downstream at different datum. Aug. 13, 1932, to Oct. 29, 1934, water-stage recorder at site 35 ft upstream at datum 0.42 ft higher. Oct. 30, 1934, to Jan. 2, 1954, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 0.64 ft lower.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water years 2015-2017; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Regulation above station by diversions for irrigation of about 1,000 acres.