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Water-Year Summary for Site 08329900

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 35°11'53", long 106°35'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bernalillo County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020203, in Elena Gallegos Grant, on left bank 0.5 mi upstream from Edith Boulevard, 1.1 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.2 mi northeast of Alameda.
DRAINAGE AREA - 87.9 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1968 to September 1989 (seasonal records), October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and concrete-lined channel. Elevation of gage is 5,015 ft above NGVD of 1929, from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan and profile map.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2016; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water years 2017-2018; records poor. For water years 1997-99, low-flow values of 15 ft³/s or less were obtained from gaging station (08329914), 1,000 ft downstream. Prior to water year 1997, any discharges below 15 ft³/s were reported as "zero flow" in the mean daily values tables. Floodway channel intercepts flow of numerous arroyos in northeast Albuquerque and discharges into the Rio Grande at a point 1.6 mi north of Alameda.
PERIOD OF RECORD - PRECIPITATION: October 1983 to November 1984, December 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage, recording in 0.01 inch-increments.