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Water-Year Summary for Site 09508500

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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 34°04'23", long 111°42'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.35, T.9 N., R.6 E., Yavapai County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15060203, in Tonto National Forest, on right bank 1.3 mi downstream from Tangle Creek and 9 mi upstream from Horseshoe Dam.(unsurveyed).
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,858 mi² of which 364 mi² probably is noncontributing. including 357 mi² in aubrey valley playa, a closed basin.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR AZ-89-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1945 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,029.0 ft above sea level.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge since at least 1888, 150,000 ft³/s Feb. 24, 1891, based on comparison with peak discharge at other stations on Verde River.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 145,000 ft³/s, Jan. 8, 1993, gage height, 23.4 ft, from slope-area measurement of peak flow. Maximum daily discharge, 32,600 ft³/s, Jan. 28, 2007; Minimum daily discharge, 52 ft³/s, June 28, 2007.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1980 to June 2014, Sept. 2015 to the current year.