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Water-Year Summary for Site 09143600

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00054 Reservoir storage(Mean)  
62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09143600 FRUIT GROWERS RESERVOIR NEAR ORCHARD CITY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°49'35", long 107°57'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.24, T.14 S., R.95 W., Delta County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020005, on crest of Fruit Growers dam 0.9 mi east of Orchard City.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2005 to December 2010, October 2017 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 5,485.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
COOPERATION - Capacity tables provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
REMARKS - Reservoir is formed by an earthfill dam. Dam completed October 1938. Capacity, 3,576.1 acre-ft, 2007 survey, at elevation 5,485.00 ft, crest of spillway. Prior to Oct. 1, 2008, capacity, 4,469 acre-ft, 1987 survey, at elevation of 5,485.00 ft, crest of spillway. No dead storage. Figures given are total contents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily mean contents, 4,750 acre-ft, June 20, 2005, elevation, 5,485.61 ft; minimum daily mean contents, 0.03 acre-ft, Sept. 27, 2020, elevation 5,457.08 ft.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only). 
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 5,485.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 0.63 inches, Apr. 29, 2019.
REMARKS - Gage operated seasonally, April through September.