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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09337500 ESCALANTE RIVER NEAR ESCALANTE, UT
LOCATION - Lat 37°46'41", long 111°34'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.09, T.35 S., R.3 E., Garfield County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 14070005, Bureau of Land Management, on left bank 150 ft downstream from Pine Creek and 1.5 mi northeast of Escalante.
DRAINAGE AREA - 320 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1149: 1943(M), 1944, 1945(M). WDR UT-73-1: 1972.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1909 to April 1913, October 1942 to September 1955, December 1971 to current year. Published as Escalante Creek near Escalante 1909-13.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,670 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to April 30, 1913, non-recording staff gage at approximately same site at different datum.
REMARKS - Records generally good except for estimated discharges which are fair to poor and discharges less than 2.0 ft³/s, which are poor. Low flows affected by diversion into Wide Hollow Reservoir (capacity 2,300 acre-feet), an off-channel reservoir 4 mi upstream, and by a diversion of Pine Creek into an off-channel reservoir for irrigation of about 2,300 acres.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,550 ft³/s, Aug 24, 1998, from slope-area measurement, gage height, 11.05 ft. Minimum daily discharge, 0.07 ft³/s, Jul 11, 1990.