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Water-Year Summary for Site 09132500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09132500 NORTH FORK GUNNISON RIVER NEAR SOMERSET, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°55'33", long 107°26'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.10, T.13 S., R.90 W., Gunnison County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020004, on left bank 2.3 mi east of Somerset and 4.8 mi upstream from Hubbard Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 525 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-77-2: 1976. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1933 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,280 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 1, 1982, at various sites 0.8 mi downstream, at different datums. See WDR CO-81-2, for history of changes.
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. Natural flow of stream affected by small diversions for irrigation in nearby drainage areas, irrigation of about 3,000 acres upstream from station, storage in Overland Reservoir (capacity, 6,280 acre-ft), and storage in Paonia Reservoir (capacity, 18,300 acre-ft), since February 1962.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 9,220 ft³/s, May 24, 1984, gage height, 8.20 ft, from outside high-water mark.