USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09131495 PAONIA RESERVOIR NEAR BARDINE, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°56'35", long 107°21'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.08, T.13 S., R.89 W., Gunnison County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020004, in gate house of Paonia Dam on Muddy Creek, 16 mi east of Paonia.
DRAINAGE AREA - 257 mi².
- WDR CO-92-2; 1988-91.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1961 to September 1987, October 2017 to current year. For a complete listing of historical data available for this site, see https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory/?site_no=09131495&agency_cd=USGS. Monthend active contents provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from December 1961 to September 1987. Extremes for period of record are subsequent to 1987.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 6,447.50 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
COOPERATION - Capacity tables provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 19,300 acre-ft, March 29, 1988, elevation, 6,449.79 ft; minimum contents, 0.04 acre-ft, October 1, 2017, elevation, 6358.83 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 6,447.50 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 1.36 inches, April 29, 2019.