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Water-Year Summary for Site 09496500

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 33°59'09", long 110°16'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.24, T.7 N., R.19 E., Gila County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15060104, in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, on right bank 500 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 60, 1 mi downstream from Corduroy Creek, 23 mi southwest of Show Low, and 24 mi upstream from mouth.(unsurveyed).
DRAINAGE AREA - 439 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD Ariz. 1968: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1951 to June 1961, June 1967 to June 1976, Oct. 1975 to June 1976 (monthly discharges only), Apr. 1977 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 4,749.52 ft above sea level. Prior to June 1976 at site on bridge pier 400 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Diversions for irrigation above station of less than 300 acres. Prior to the 2006 water year, records included transbasin diversion from Show Low Creek into headwaters of Carrizo Creek. (See sta 09495000.)
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge since at least 1951, about 23,000 ft³/s Dec. 30, 1965, gage height, 13.0 ft, from floodmark at previous site, from rating curve extended above 2,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 12.08 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 20,500 ft³/s, Jan. 18, 1952, gage height, 12.08 ft, at site then in use, from rating curve extended above 2,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 15.1 ft, Dec. 18, 1978, from highwater mark; minimum daily discharge, no flow (estimated), June 17, 2002.