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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
10249280 Kingston Creek Below Cougar Canyon Near Austin, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°12'45", long 117°06'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.16 N., R.43 E., Lander County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16060004, in Toiyabe National Forest, on left bank, 1.1 mi downstream from Cougar Canyon, and 19 mi southeast of Austin.
DRAINAGE AREA - 23.4 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1966 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,480 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Aug. 22, 1975, to Jun. 25, 1985, at site 40 ft upstream at datum 5.50 ft lower.
REMARKS - Two diversions above station. Flow affected by storage in Groves Reservoir, capacity, 190 acre-ft, about 4 mi upstream since Jan. 1970, when installation was completed by Nevada Department of Fish and Game for fishery enhancement and recreation.  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair except estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records good. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 385 ft³/s, May 28, 1983, gage height, 3.19 ft; maximum gage height, 3.86 ft, Jun. 3, 1995; minimum daily discharge, 1.7 ft³/s, Dec. 28, 1966.