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Water-Year Summary for Site 08387600

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 33°23'34.27", long 105°43'24.04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lincoln County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060008, in Lincoln National Forest on right bank 300 ft upstream from culvert under State Road 532, 400 ft downstream from South Fork, and 2.5 mi west of Alto. Mouth at Rio Ruidoso mi 11.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8.14 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1969 to December 1980, April 1988 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 7,600 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Dec. 31, 1980, at site 1,000 ft downstream at datum 762 ft lower.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records poor. Water years 2016-2019; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. No diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Some water is stored in small unregulated recreational ponds on the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation upstream.