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Water-Year Summary for Site 09507980

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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 34°16'35", long 111°38'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.21, T.11 N., R.7 E., Gila County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15060203, in Tonto National Forest, on left bank 1.6 mi upstream from mouth and 6 mi southeast of Childs.(unsurveyed).
DRAINAGE AREA - 331 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR AZ-89-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Sept. 1961 to Dec. 1965 and May 1967 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,500 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Sept. 1, 1961, to Dec. 15, 1965, at site 1 mi upstream at elevation of 2,600 ft above sea level, datum raised 0.38 ft Oct. 4, 1963. May 25, 1967, to July 20, 1972, at present site at datum 3.29 ft higher, datum lowered 2.00 ft Jan. 7, 1993.
REMARKS - Records poor. Since Sept. 30, 1965, records include transbasin diversions from East Clear Creek to headwaters of East Verde River. (See sta 09507580 and 09398300.)
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 23,500 ft³/s Sept. 5, 1970, gage height, 22.5 ft, present datum, from profile past gage, from rating curve extended above 960 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 12.11 and 22.5 ft, present datum; no flow for several days in some years.