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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 32°38'46.71", long 108°50'48.65" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.19, T.19 S., R.19 W., Grant County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 15040002, on left bank 1.53 mi downstream from Blue Creek, 10 mi east of Virden and 16 mi upstream from New Mexico-Arizona State line.  
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,203 mi². excluding Animas basin near Lordsburg.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1283: Drainage area. WSP 1313: 1929, 1931-32(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - May to Nov. 1914, Mar. to Sept. 1915, July 1927 to current year. July 1927 to May 1931 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1313, computed as sum of flow at Virden Bridge, 9 mi downstream, and in Sunset Canal. Published as "Gila River near Duncan, Ariz.," 1914-15 and as "Gila River at Fuller's Ranch, near Duncan, Ariz.," 1931-38.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 3,877.27 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to June 15, 2022, the elevation of the gage was reported as 3,875 ft above sea level, from river-profile map. May 11, 1914, to Sept. 30, 1915, at site 6 mi downstream, 1,000 ft upstream from intake of Sunset Canal. June 1 to July 7, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 800 ft upstream and present datum. July 8, 1931, to Nov. 29, 1995, water-stage recorder at site 800 ft upstream and present datum. Apr. 18, 1980 to Nov. 29, 1995, supplementary gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Records fair except for estimated discharge which are poor. Station is above all Duncan Valley diversions. Diversions for irrigation of about 6,200 acres above station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 58,700 ft³/s Dec. 19, 1978, gage height, 29.00 ft, from rating curve extended above 38,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum, 1 ft³/s July 14, 1934.