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Water-Year Summary for Site 08407500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08407500 PECOS RIVER AT RED BLUFF, NM
LOCATION - Lat 32°04'30.69", long 104°02'21.97" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Eddy County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060011, on right bank at Red Bluff, 0.2 mi downstream from Red Bluff Draw, 1.6 mi northwest of the El Paso Natural Gas (Pecos River) compressor station, 5.2 mi north of the New Mexico-Texas State line, 5.5 mi upstream from Delaware River, and at mile 411.2. Continuous Water Quality Monitor is located approximately 400 ft downstream from gage.

DRAINAGE AREA - 19,540 mi². approximately (contributing area).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1937 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 2,850.05 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water years 2016-2018; records good except for estimated discharges, which are fair. Flow regulated by many reservoirs and diversion dams. Diversions and ground-water withdrawals upstream from station for irrigation of about 202,000 acres, 1959 determination. Several from station for irrigation of about 202,000 acres, 1959 determination.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Oct. 1904 reached a stage of 28.0 ft, from information by Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway Co. (For dates of other historical floods see stations 08404000, 08406500.)