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Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
09183500 MILL CREEK AT SHELEY TUNNEL, NEAR MOAB, UT
LOCATION - Lat 38°28'59", long 109°24'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.04, T.27 S., R.23 E., San Juan County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 14030005, on the left bank 1,000 ft. above Sheley Tunnel, and 9 mi. southeast of Moab, UT.
DRAINAGE AREA - 26.8 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1954 to September 1959, October 1987 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,500 ft above NGVD of 1929, from a topographic map. Prior to October 1, 1987 at different site and datum.
REMARKS - Records good except estimated daily discharges which are poor. Small diversion for irrigation above the station. Sheley Tunnel, which diverts water from Mill Creek for K. E. McDougald Reservoir, is located 1,000 ft. below the gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,160 ft³/s, Aug 4, 2010, gage height, 9.32 ft from floodmarks, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum recorded, 2.1 ft³/s, Apr 5, 1955 and Aug 26, 27, 28, 2002.