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Water-Year Summary for Site 09240020

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
09240020 YAMPA RIVER BELOW SODA CREEK AT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 40°29'21.2", long 106°50'29.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.08, T.6 N., R.84 W., Routt County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14050001, on downstream side of 13th Street Bridge in Steamboat Springs, and 350 ft downstream from Soda Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 597 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2008 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,690 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; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records good. Natural flow of stream affected by two diversions for irrigation to Egeria Creek in Colorado River Basin, one diversion for irrigation from Trout Creek drainage to Oak Creek drainage, irrigation of about 19,700 acres upstream from station, and by storage in Stillwater, Yampa, YamColo, Stagecoach, and Catamount Reservoirs (total capacity, 56,895 acre-ft), and pumping of water to ski area for snow making during winter.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,010 ft³/s, June 6, 2011, from rating curve extended above 3,800 ft³/s, gage height, 8.57 ft.