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

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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.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NV-80-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
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.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by off-channel storage in Topaz Lake (station 10297000), since Jan. 30, 1922. Diversions for irrigation of about 10,500 acres above station. Records include releases from Topaz Lake and all return flow from Antelope Valley. 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records fair.
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.