USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08405200 PECOS RIVER BELOW DARK CANYON DRAW, AT CARLSBAD, NM
LOCATION - Lat 32°24'33.39", long 104°12'53.90" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Eddy County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060011, on left bank 700 ft downstream from mouth of Dark Canyon Draw, 0.3 mi downstream from Lower Tansill Dam and Bataan recreational area, 0.8 mi downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 62-180 in Carlsbad, and at mile 459.1.
WATER QUALITY STATION: Lat 32°24'39.76", long 104°13'03.77" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Eddy County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060011, on right bank 1,000 ft downstream of Lower Tansill dam and Bataan recreational area.
DRAINAGE AREA - 18,550 mi². (approximate contributing area)
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1970 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 3,075.19 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - The flood of Aug. 23, 1966, reached a stage of about 22 ft, discharge not determined. (For dates of other historical floods see station 08404000.)