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Water-Year Summary for Site 09217000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean)  
99401 Diss solids, estim(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09217000 GREEN RIVER NEAR GREEN RIVER, WY
LOCATION - Lat 41°30'59", long 109°26'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.26, T.18 N., R.107 W., Sweetwater County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 14040106, on right bank 0.1 mi downstream from Bitter Creek, 1.0 mi southeast of town of Green River, and 4.0 mi upstream from high-water line of Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14,000 mi² of which 4,260 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1713: 1957. WDR-76-2: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,060 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
Water Year 2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
Water Year 2014: records are good, except records from Dec. 4-6, 9, and estimated records 
are poor. 

Some regulation by Fontenelle Reservoir since August 1963. Natural flow of stream affected by 
transbasin diversions, storage reservoirs, power generation, and diversions for irrigation upstream 
from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge due to emergency release from Fontenelle Reservoir.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Maximum discharge observed at site 1.5 mi upstream.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1951 to 2018, 2020 to current year (seasonal).
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 1951 to September 1992, April 2007 to October 30, 2018 (seasonal and discontinued).
WATER TEMPERATURE: May 1951 to September 1992, April 2007 to October 30, 2018, May 6, 2020 to current year (seasonal).
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: May 1951 to September 1992 (discontinued).
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor for specific conductance and water temperature.
REMARKS -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE
Water Year 2018 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2017 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2016 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except records from June 19 to July 16 are good, and records from July 17-22 are fair.
Water Year 2015 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except records from April 29 to May 14, June 13 to July 16, July 27 to August 19 and
October 16-22 are good, and records from August 20-25 are fair.
Water Year 2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except records from October 1-29, June 11 to July 10 and August 18-31 are good,
and records from September 1-2 are fair.

 

 
WATER TEMPERATURE
Water Year 2020 (seasonal record): records are no longer rated for quality.
Water Year 2018 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2017 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2016 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2015 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water Year 2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
Water temperature records represent water temperature at sensor within 0.2°C.  Maximum and minimum
recorded values in the EXTREMES paragraphs may have occurred during days of partial record and may
not appear in the daily values tables. 

 

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE:  Maximum recorded, 1,870 microsiemens per centimeter at 25°C (uS/cm), Nov. 24, 
1985; minimum recorded, 212 uS/cm, Nov. 23, 1983.
WATER TEMPERATURE:  Maximum recorded, 29.0°C, July 1, 1977; minimum recorded, 0.0°C, on many days 
during winter period each year.
SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION:  Maximum daily mean, 15,000 mg/L, Aug. 11, 1963; minimum daily mean,0 mg/L, 
Sept. 18, 1962.  
SEDIMENT LOADS:  Maximum daily, 110,000 tons, Mar. 28, 1962; minimum daily, 0 ton, Sept. 18, 1962.