USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08401500 PECOS RIVER BELOW BRANTLEY DAM NEAR CARLSBAD, NM
LOCATION - Lat 32°32'35.48", long 104°22'15.96" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Eddy County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060011, on left bank 0.8 mi downstream from Brantley Dam, 3.2 mi downstream from South Seven Rivers, 4.7 mi southeast of Seven Rivers, 6.4 mi south of Lakewood, 11.0 mi northwest of Carlsbad, and at mile 477.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 17,650 mi². (approximate contributing area)
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1947 to September 1950, October 1971 to current year. Prior to October 1989, published as "below Major Johnson Springs." Prior to October 1988, operated as a low-flow station only. Records prior to October 1971 not equivalent due to spring inflow between sites.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 3,191.15 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Bureau of Reclamation reference point). Prior to Oct. 1971, at site 1.3 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 1971 to June 4, 1985, at site 0.8 mi upstream at datum 7.29 ft higher. Prior to Oct. 1988, at site 0.2 mi downstream at same datum.