USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09362520 ANIMAS RIVER BELOW DURANGO PUMPING PLANT NEAR DURANGO, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°14'57.35", long 107°52'21.30" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.32, T.34 1/2 N., R.9 W., La Plata County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14080104, on right bank on downstream side of footbridge, 1.0 mi upstream from U.S. Highways 160 and 550 bridge at Carbon Junction, and 1.5 mi downstream from Lightner Creek, in Durango.
DRAINAGE AREA - 775 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 6,437.40 ft above NAVD of 1988 (levels by private engineering firm).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 6,437.40 ft above NAVD of 1988 (levels by private engineering firm).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 0.72 inches, July 26, 2020.