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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09288180 STRAWBERRY RIVER NEAR DUCHESNE, UT
LOCATION - Lat 40°09'17", long 110°33'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.4 S., R.6 W., Duchesne County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 14060004, on left bank 50 ft downstream from County Road bridge, 2,000 ft upstream from maximum high-water line of Starvation Reservoir, and 7.9 mi west of Duchesne.
DRAINAGE AREA - 917 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR UT-77-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1968 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,722 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, and other periods as follows: May 16 to September 22, 2016 rated fair; July 22 to October 17, 2018 rated fair. Flow regulated by Strawberry Reservoir since July 14, 1912. Capacity, 1,106,500 acre-ft since June 30, 1973; 283,000 acre-ft prior to June 30, 1973. New earth-filled dam located 7 mi below old dam was completed in September 1972, and storage began June 30, 1973. The elevation of the new reservoir reached the elevation of the old reservoir on March 15, 1985, and the old dam was breached on June 6, 1985. Diversions above station for irrigation, including trans basin diversions to the Great Basin through Strawberry Tunnel, Hobble Creek Ditch, and Willow Creek Ditch.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,870 ft³/s, Aug 15, 2003, gage height, 8.81 ft; maximum gage height, 10.10 ft, Aug 23, 2018; minimum recorded discharge, 17 ft³/s, Jun 20, 1977.