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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
10299100 Desert Creek Near Wellington, NV
LOCATION - Lat 38°38'55", long 119°19'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.17, T.9 N., R.24 E., Lyon County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050302, on right bank 30 ft above diversion structure, half a mile above Desert Creek Ranch and 8 mi southeast of Wellington.
DRAINAGE AREA - 50.4 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Nov. 1964 to 1979, Oct. 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,800 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Some regulation at times, some years, from Lobdell Lake.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 277 ft³/s, Jul. 16, 2010, gage height, 5.14 ft. Maximum gage height, 5.14 ft, July 16, 2010.