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Water-Year Summary for Site 09171240

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09171240 LAKE FORK SAN MIGUEL RIVER ABOVE TROUT LAKE NEAR OPHIR, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°49'04.2", long 107°52'44.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.17, T.41 N., R.9 W., San Miguel County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14030003, on right bank 1,000 ft. upstream of Trout Lake and 3.7 mi. southwest of Ophir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8.52 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2011 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 9,755 ft above NAVD of 1988, from digital elevation model.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for flows above 100 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for flows above 100 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for flows above 100 ft³/s, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by several upstream diversions and by storage in Lake Hope Reservoir (capacity 4,629 acre-ft).