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Water-Year Summary for Site 09080400

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 39°21'56", long 106°49'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.12, T.8 S., R.85 W., Pitkin County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010004, on right bank 0.4 mi. downstream from Rocky Fork Creek and Ruedi Dam, 1.5 mi. west of former site of Ruedi, and 12.5 mi. east of Basalt.
DRAINAGE AREA - 237 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1964 to current year. Statistical summary computed for 1969 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 7,473.25 ft above NGVD of 1929, (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation). Prior to Nov. 7, 1970, at site 2.0 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Diversions for irrigation of hay meadows upstream from station. Transmountain diversions upstream from station to Arkansas River Basin through Busk-Ivanhoe Tunnel since June 1925 and Charles H. Boustead Tunnel since May 16, 1972. Flow regulated by Ruedi Reservoir (station 09080190) since May 18, 1968.