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Water-Year Summary for Site 08377900

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08377900 RIO MORA NEAR TERRERO, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°46'37.61", long 105°39'28.90" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, San Miguel County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060001, in Santa Fe National Forest, on left bank 450 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 63, 600 ft upstream from mouth, and 2.6 mi north of Terrero.
DRAINAGE AREA - 53.2 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1963 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 7,890 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
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 fair. About 90 percent of the drainage is in the Pecos Wilderness Area and not subject to development, watershed management, or the building of highways; there is limited cattle grazing by permit.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Greatest flood since 1886 probably occurred Sept. 29, 1904 (based on statement for Pecos River near Pecos and history of that flood period).
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: November 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature monitor with 15-minute recording interval since November 2011.