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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
10168000 LITTLE COTTONWOOD CREEK AT JORDAN RIVER NEAR SALT LAKE CITY, UT
LOCATION - Lat 40°39'50", long 111°54'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.12, T.2 S., R.1 W., Salt Lake County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 16020204, on right bank 10 ft upstream from 300 W. bridge, and 3000 ft upstream from mouth.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1980 to September 1981, October 1, 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 4,255 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to October 1998 at site 1000 feet downstream at different datum. Additional discharge records available from Salt Lake County Flood Control Engineering.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, and other periods as noted. Sept 18, 2015 - Oct 2, 2015; records are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 885 ft³/s, Jun 7, 2010, gage height 6.17 ft; minimum daily discharge, 0.35 ft³/s, Nov 5, 2002.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1979 to August 1982, October 1998 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1998 to September 2002. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1998 to September 2002.
REMARKS - Additional water quality data may be obtained at http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/ut/nwis/qwdata.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 15,100 microsiemens/cm, Jan 27, 1999; minimum, 98 microsiemens/cm, Nov 22, 2001. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 26.8°C, Jul 13, 2002; minimum, 0.0°C, Jan 19, 2002.