USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08395500 PECOS RIVER NEAR LAKE ARTHUR, NM
LOCATION - Lat 32°59'21.5", long 104°19'15.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Chaves County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060007, on left bank 200 ft upstream from bridge on Yuma Road, 3.5 mi east of Lake Arthur, 7 mi upstream from Cottonwood Creek, 15 mi northeast of Artesia, and at mile 522.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14,760 mi². (approximate contributing area)
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 3,327.07 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 30, 1937, reached a stage of 21.77 ft, discharge, 51,500 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow.