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00054 Reservoir storage(Obs.)  
62614 Elevation, lake/res,(Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
08294200 NAMBE FALLS RESERVOIR NEAR NAMBE, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°50'44", long 105°54'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Santa Fe County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101, on Nambe Indian Reservation, 300 ft upstream from Nambe Falls, 2.6 mi upstream from Rio En Medio, 4.4 mi southeast of Nambe Pueblo, and 5.4 mi southeast of Nambe.
DRAINAGE AREA - 34.1 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1976 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR NM-77-1: drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of elevation is NGVD of 1929 (levels by Bureau of Reclamation). Prior to July 22, 1976, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - For water year 2014 to current, records fair except for estimated daily storages, which are poor. Reservoir is formed by a concrete arch and earthfill dam; storage began Feb. 23, 1976. Total capacity, 2,020 acre-ft at elevation 6,826.6 ft, crest of ogee weir spillway, including 237 acre-ft of storage in a permanent pool between elevation 6,760.9 ft, invert of outlet conduits, and 6,780.0 ft. Dead storage 121 acre-ft below elevation 6,760.9 ft. Outlet conduits are one 6-in.- and two 12-in.-diameter pipes. Reservoir is used for storage of irrigation water and for recreation. Figures given herein represent total storage.