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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09342500 SAN JUAN RIVER AT PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°15'55.9", long 107°00'39.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.13, T.35 N., R.2 W., Archuleta County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080101, on pedestrian bridge downstream from The Springs Resort in Pagosa Springs, 0.1 mi. upstream from McCabe Creek, 0.7 mi. downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 160, and 1.9 mi. upstream from Mill Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 281 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1313: 1914 (M). WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1910 to December 1914, May 1935 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 7,047.53 ft above NGVD of 1929. Jan. 29 to Mar. 6, 1911, nonrecording gage at site 0.6 mi upstream, at different datum. Mar. 7 to Oct. 4, 1911, nonrecording gage at site 500 ft upstream at different datum. Nov. 23, 1911 to Nov. 14, 1914, nonrecording gage at site 800 ft upstream, at different datum. May 1, 1935 to Mar. 4, 2005, water-stage recorder at site 500 ft upstream at datum 4.15 ft lower. Mar. 5, 2005 to Nov. 4, 2010, at site 1,200 ft upstream at datum 10.38 ft higher.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1885, that of Oct. 5, 1911. Flood of June 29, 1927, reached a stage of 13.5 ft, discharge about 16,000 ft³/s, from information by local residents.