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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
10234500 BEAVER RIVER NEAR BEAVER, UT
LOCATION - Lat 38°16'50", long 112°34'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.18, T.29 S., R.6 W., Beaver County, UT, Hydrologic Unit 16030007, on left bank 0.3 mi upstream of diversion, 0.6 mi downstream of Baker Canyon, and 4.2 mi east of Beaver.
DRAINAGE AREA - 91 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR UT-80-1: 1979.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June to September 1906, March 1914 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 6,203.51 ft. above NAVD of 1988 from a Level II GNSS survey conducted on March 17, 2021. Prior to March 30, 1914, nonrecording gage and March 30, 1914 to October 15, 1937, water-stage recorder at site 0.1 mi downstream at different datum. October 16, 1937 to March 20, 1959, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum. March 21, 1959 to March 21, 1978 at site 0.5 mi upstream at different datum. March 21, 1978 to May 30, 1983, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum. July 15, 1983 to June 21, 1985 at present site at datum 1.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - Records generally good except estimated discharges which are fair to poor. Water is diverted for power generation and is returned upstream of station. Slight regulation by powerplants and several small headwater reservoirs.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,080 ft³/s, Jul 22, 1936, gage height, 7.27 ft, datum then in use, from rating curve extended above 500 ft³/s; minimum daily, 7.2 ft³/s, Dec 19, 1976.