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Water-Year Summary for Site 09127000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean,Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
09127000 CIMARRON RIVER BELOW SQUAW CREEK AT CIMARRON, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°26'49.0", long 107°33'18.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.05, T.48 N., R.6 W., Montrose County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020002, near left bank on downstream side of Morrow Point Dam Road bridge, 1,500 ft downstream from Squaw Creek, 0.3 mi north of Cimarron, and 0.8 mi upstream from the mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 230 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1942 to September 1952, March 2011 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 6,879.83 ft (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation benchmark). Prior to Oct. 21, 1943, chain gage on road bridge 150 ft downstream at different datum. Oct. 22, 1942 to Sept. 30, 1952, water-stage recorder at site on left bank 150 ft upstream from road bridge (present site), and 850 ft downstream from Squaw Creek.
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 flows above 600 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for flows above 600 ft³/s, and 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. Water year 2020; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2021; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by diversions by Cimarron and Owl Creek ditches for irrigation in Uncompahgre River drainage, diversions importing water from Blue Creek drainage, diversions for irrigation above station, return flow from irrigated acres, and storage reservoirs.