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Water-Year Summary for Site 09095500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
00400 pH(Med.,Min.,Max.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Med.,Max.)  
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu(Mean,Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09095500 COLORADO RIVER NEAR CAMEO, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°14'21", long 108°15'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.30, T.9 S., R.97 W., Mesa County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010005, on left bank 100 ft north of Interstate 70, 0.5 mi upstream from Jackson Canyon, 5.9 mi upstream from Grand Valley project diversion dam, and 7 mi northeast of Cameo.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7,986 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD Colo. 1973: 1970. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1933 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 4,813.73 ft above NGVD of 1929, (levels by Colorado Department of Highways). Prior to Oct. 10, 1934, nonrecording gage on river and water-stage recorder on Highline Canal, about 10 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 10, 1934 to Feb. 27, 1958, water-stage recorder at site 3.0 mi downstream at datum 22.55 ft lower. Feb. 27, 1958 to Apr. 10, 2003, water-stage recorder at site 200 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good 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; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2021; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power development, and diversion for irrigation of about 160,000 acres.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only). 
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 4,813.73 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 0.75 inches, Sept. 8, 2020. 
REMARKS - Site operated seasonally, April through September.