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Water-Year Summary for Site 10254970

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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
10254970 New River at International Boundary, at Calexico, CA
LOCATION - Lat 32°39'57", long 115°30'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.14, T.17 S., R.14 E., Imperial County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18100200, on left bank, 200 ft downstream from bridge on Second Street, and 0.2 mi downstream from International Boundary in Calexico.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not applicable; flow principally is return flow from areas irrigated by Colorado River water diverted within Mexico.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1979 to current year. October 1945 to September 1979, in files of Imperial Irrigation District. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1969-71, 1973-85. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Water years 1973-81. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years 1973-81. WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1974-81. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1975-85.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 30 ft below NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Records fair. Discharge represents seepage and return flow from irrigated areas, and urban runoff from Mexico. Flows from the Alamo River at the International Boundary are no longer published. See schematic diagram of Salton Sea Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,240 ft³/s, Aug. 21, 2014, gage height, 16.34 ft; minimum daily, 43 ft³/s, Oct. 8, 2010.