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Water-Year Summary for Site 09114500

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09114500 GUNNISON RIVER NEAR GUNNISON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°32'31", long 106°56'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.02, T.49 N., R.1 W., Gunnison County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020002, on right bank 0.7 mi downstream from Antelope Creek, and 1.2 mi west of Gunnison.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,011 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1313: 1911, 1916. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1910 to December 1928, October 1944 to current year. Monthly discharges only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 7,655 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Nov. 25, 1910 to Dec. 31, 1928, nonrecording gages (supplementary water-stage recorder, Apr. 28, 1916 to June 17, 1918) at bridge about 0.6 mi downstream at various datums. Apr. 11, 1945 to July 28, 1970, water-stage recorder at several sites, 0.4 mi upstream at different 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; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 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. Flow regulated by Taylor Park Reservoir (station 09108500), 37 mi upstream from station. Diversions for irrigation of about 22,000 acres upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 11,400 ft³/s, June 13, 1918, from rating curve extended above 5,000 ft³/s, gage height, 4.05 ft, site and datum then in use.