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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 33°37'10", long 110°55'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.09, T.3 N., R.14 E., Gila County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15060103, (unsurveyed), in Tonto National Forest on left bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 288, 0.3 mi downstream from Pinal Creek, 1 mi upstream from diversion dam for power canal, 14 mi east of village of Roosevelt, and 17 mi upstream from Roosevelt Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,306 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1049: 1914, 1916, 1918-19, 1926. WSP 1343: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jan. 1913 to current year (monthly discharge only Jan. to Sept. 1913, published in WSP 1313).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,177.14 ft above sea level. Prior to 1925, nonrecording gage at diversion dam about 1 mi downstream at different datum. Nonrecording gage at present site and datum 1925 to Jan. 17, 1935. May 20, 1955, to July 30, 1959, supplementary water-stage recorder at diversion dam.
REMARKS - Records good. Several small diversions for irrigation of about 4,000 acres above station and two transbasin diversions above station, one into basin from Show Low Creek and one out of basin to Willow Creek. Records show inflow to Roosevelt Lake. Tonto Creek also contributes to Roosevelt Lake; see records elsewhere in this report.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A discharge of about 42 ft³/s was reported Aug. 5, 1911.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 143,000 ft³/s, Jan. 8, 1993, gage height, 30.09 ft, from rating curve extended above 108,000 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 59 ft³/s all or part of each day, July 1-4, 7-12, 1955.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Apr. 1958 to Sept. 1965 and Jan. 1976 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Dec. 1996 to Jan. 1998. WATER TEMPERATURE: Apr. 1958 to Sept. 1965 and Dec. 1996 to Jan. 1998.