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Water-Year Summary for Site 09174600

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09174600 SAN MIGUEL RIVER AT BROOKS BRIDGE NEAR NUCLA, CO
LOCATION - Lat 38°14'39", long 108°30'05" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.15, T.46 N., R.15 W., Montrose County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14030003, on right bank at downstream side of Brooks Bridge, 0.5 mi upstream from Tri-State Power Plant, 3 mi upstream from Naturita Creek, and 4.4 mi northeast of Naturita.
DRAINAGE AREA - 743 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 5,570 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
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 fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Diversions for irrigation of several thousand acres upstream from station and diversions upstream for an additional several thousand acres downstream from the gage. One small ditch diverts water from Leopard Creek to Uncompahgre River Basin. Slight regulation by Lake Hope and Trout Lake (combined capacity, 5,040 acre-ft) operated by the City of Telluride, Public Service of Colorado, Pacific Light and Power Company, and Tri-State Power Company.