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Water-Year Summary for Site 09147025

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09147025 UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BELOW RIDGWAY RESERVOIR, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°14'26.0", long 107°45'37.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.17, T.46 N., R.8 W., Ouray County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14020006, on right bank 800 ft downstream from Ridgway Reservoir gate house, 1,600 ft upstream from Fisher Creek, and 5.4 mi north of Ridgway.
DRAINAGE AREA - 265 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1988 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 6,650 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2015; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Diversions for irrigation by means of numerous canals downstream from station. Flow regulated by Ridgway Reservoir (capacity 84,591 acre-ft).
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2005 to September 2015, October 2017 to current year (seasonal records only). 
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 6,650 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 0.6 inches, May 1, 2019.
REMARKS - Gage operated seasonally, April through September.