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Water-Year Summary for Site 08317900

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00054 Reservoir storage(Obs.)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 35°27'49", long 106°12'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Santa Fe County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020201, in Mesita de Juana Lopez Grant, at Galisteo Dam on Galisteo Creek, 5.0 mi northwest of Cerrillos, and at mile 11.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 596 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1970 to September 2017 (daily observations of storage), October 2017 to current year (elevation).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of elevation is NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
COOPERATION - Storage records were provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
REMARKS - Reservoir is formed by an earthfill dam, completed Oct. 11, 1970. Capacity, based on capacity table effective Jan. 1972, 88,990 acre-ft between elevations 5,496.0 ft, sill of ungated outlet conduit, and 5,608.0 ft, crest of uncontrolled spillway. No dead storage. Reservoir is used for flood control. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemetry at station.
Reservoir Capacity Table
based on survey by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1972
(Elevation in feet, capacity in acre-feet )
Elevation  Contents     Elevation  Contents
5,500         0       5,504         41
5,501         2       5,505         69
5,502         9       5,506        109
5,503        21       5,508        244