USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09396100 PUERCO RIVER NEAR CHAMBERS, AZ
LOCATION - Lat 35°10'56", long 109°26'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.35, T.21 N., R.27 E., Apache County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15020007, on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Co. bridge, and 1 mi southwest of Chambers.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,156 mi² of which 50 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR AZ-88-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1971-72 (annual maximums only), Jan. 1973 to Sept. 2015 (daily mean discharge above 500 ft³/s only). Water year 2016 to current all discharge is published.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,720 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to Mar. 7, 1989, water-stage recorder at site 0.5 mi downstream at different datum, now used as supplementary gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 17,800 ft³/s Sept. 30, 1971, gage height, 9.65 ft, site and datum then in use; no flow observed on many days each year.