USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10297500 West Walker River At Hoye Bridge Near Wellington, NV
LOCATION - Lat 38°43'41.03", long 119°25'40.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.17, T.10 N., R.23 E., Douglas County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050302, on left bank, 20 ft upstream from Hoye Bridge, 2 mi upstream from head of Saroni Canal, and 4 mi southwest of Wellington.
DRAINAGE AREA - 497 mi².
- WDR NV-80-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May to Aug. 1910 (published as West Walker River near Wellington), Jul. 1920 to Sep. 1923, Mar. 1924 to Aug. 1925, Oct. 1925 to Sep. 1932, Oct. 1957 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods published in WSP 1314.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,980 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. May to Aug. 1910, nonrecording gage at same site at different datum. Jul. 01, 1920, to Sep. 30, 1923, water-stage recorder at site 3 mi downstream, 1 mi downstream from Saroni Canal, at different datum, and supplemental nonrecording gage at Saroni Canal 1 mi downstream from head. Mar. 01, 1924, to Sep. 30, 1932, water-stage recorder at site at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 11,500 ft³/s, Jan. 03, 1997, gage height, 13.68 ft; minimum daily discharge, 3.6 ft³/s, Feb. 05, 1985.