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Water-Year Summary for Site 09171310

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
09171310 SOUTH FORK SAN MIGUEL RIVER NEAR OPHIR, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°52'23.2", long 107°53'40.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.30, T.42 N., R.9 W., San Miguel County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14030003, on right bank 0.9 mi downstream from Ames Power Plant and 3.6 mi northwest of Ophir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 41.7 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 8,530 ft above NAVD of 1988, from digital elevation model.
REMARKS -

Water year 2014; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records fair except for 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 the period Mar. 15 to June 29, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Natural flow of stream affected by several upstream diversions, diversion for hydroelectric power and storage in Lake Hope and Trout Lake Reservoir (total capacity, 11,237 acre-ft).