USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
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)
- WSP 1312: 1946(M).
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.
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