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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 10254005

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62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10254005 Salton Sea near Westmorland, CA
LOCATION - Lat 33°11'33", long 115°49'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.21, T.11 S., R.11 E., Imperial County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18100200, on western shore, at Sandy Beach, and 15.5 mi northwest of Westmorland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,360 mi². approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1905 to current year. Records prior to 1932 are published in WSP 735. Monthend elevations only prior to October 1987.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1734 for history of changes prior to Mar. 2, 1956.
REMARKS - Bottom of sea is 277.7 ft below NGVD of 1929. See WSP 300, 735, and 918 for condensed history of Salton Sea. See schematic diagram of Salton Sea Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 195.9 ft below NGVD of 1929 in February and March 1907; minimum since 1906, 251.6 ft below NGVD of 1929 in November 1924.