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Water-Year Summary for Site 09218500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09218500 BLACKS FORK NEAR MILLBURNE, WY
LOCATION - Lat 41°01'54", long 110°34'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.11, T.12 N., R.117 W., Uinta County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 14040107, on left bank 0.4 miles downstream from Meeks Cabin Reservoir, 2.7 miles north of Utah-Wyoming state line and 17 miles southwest of Millburne.
DRAINAGE AREA - 152 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 929: 1940.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1939 to September 1998(no winter records 1992-98), April 2013 to current year (no winter records). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of the gage is 8,512.27 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Bureau of Reclamation benchmark). U.S. Bureau of Reclamation data collection platform with radio telemetry.
REMARKS -
Water Year 2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2018: records are fair.
Water Year 2017: records are fair.
Water Year 2016: records are good, except records from Oct. 1-24 are fair, and estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2015: records are good, except records greater than 240 cfs are fair, and 
estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2014: records are good, except records greater than 375 cfs are fair, and estimated records are poor.  

Flow completely regulated by Meeks Cabin Reservoir (capacity 32,470 acre-ft) since June 1971. 
No diversion above station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 1,500 ft³/s; maximum gage height from floodmarks; minimum daily discharge also Sept. 16 due to regulation by Meeks Cabin Dam.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years: 1969, 1970, 1975-1978. Sediment: 1972, 1975-1978. Biology: 1976-1977.