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Water-Year Summary for Site 09063000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09063000 EAGLE RIVER AT RED CLIFF, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°30'30", long 106°21'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.20, T.6 S., R.80 W., Eagle County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010003, on left bank at Red Cliff, and 0.3 mi upstream from Turkey Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 70.2 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD Colo. 1972: 1971. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1910 to September 1925, May 1944 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 8,653.80 ft above NGVD of 1929, (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation). Jan. 8, 1911 to Sept. 30, 1925, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.3 mi downstream at different datum. May 24, 1944 to Oct. 12, 1952, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft downstream at datum 1.46 ft lower. Oct. 13, 1952 to May 5, 1982, at site 250 ft downstream at datum 5.00 ft lower.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.  Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Transmountain diversions upstream from station by Columbine, Ewing, and Wurtz ditches. Transbasin diversion upstream from station from Robinson Reservoir (capacity, 2,520 acre-ft) to Tenmile Creek for mining development. Small diversions for irrigation of 400 acres upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge observed, 1,010 ft³/s, June 5, 1912, from rating curve extended above 500 ft³/s, gage height, 4.00 ft, site and datum then in use.