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Water-Year Summary for Site 09390500

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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 34°10'46", long 109°59'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.14, T.9 N., R.22 E., Navajo County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15020005, on left bank 1 mi upstream from pumping plant on Show Low Lake, 1.9 mi northwest of Lakeside, 2.2 mi upstream from Jacques Dam, and 6 mi southeast of Show Low.
DRAINAGE AREA - 68.6 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1513: 1954-56. WSP 1926: Drainage area. WDR AZ-71-1: 1970(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1953 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete-dam control with V-notch sharp-crested weir. Elevation of gage is 6,610 ft above sea level, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated daily discharge which is poor. Record shows inflow to Show Low Lake. Flow partly regulated by several small reservoirs, largest of which are Rainbow Lake and Scott Reservoir, combined capacity, 2,400 acre-ft. Diversions for irrigation of about 250 acres above station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,550 ft³/s Dec. 18, 1978, gage height, 9.16 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,500 ft³/s; maximum gage height, 9.53 ft Dec. 26, 1971; no flow many days over the period of record.