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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08330000 RIO GRANDE AT ALBUQUERQUE, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°05'21", long 106°40'50.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bernalillo County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020203, in Atrisco Grant, on downstream side of Central Avenue Bridge in Albuquerque, and at mi 1,540.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 17,440 mi² of which 2,940 mi² probably is noncontributing. (from the closed basin in San Luis Valley, Colorado)
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1312: 1946(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 4,946.16 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 18, 1947, at various sites at datum about 2.00 ft higher; Sept. 15, 1982, to Sept. 20, 1983, at site 1.0 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2017; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated since Nov. 1973 by Cochiti Dam (station 08317300), 50 mi upstream. Some regulation by operation of reservoirs on Rio Chama and by flood- and silt-detention reservoirs on Galisteo Creek and Jemez River (stations 08285000, 08286900, 08317900, 08328500). Since May 1971, flow affected by release of transmountain water from Heron Reservoir (station 08284510). Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 718,000 acres, several hundred of which are downstream from station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1969 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: May 1969 to September 1969 (partial-record station), October 1969 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Automatic pumping sediment sampler