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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10301600 Walker River Above Weber Reservoir Near Schurz, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°06'12", long 118°55'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.02, T.14 N., R.27 E., Lyon County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050303, on left bank, 5.5 mi upstream from Weber Dam, about 11 mi downstream from gage near Wabuska, and 12 mi northwest of Schurz.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,700 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun. 1977 to Sep. 1982, Jun. 1994 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,215 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Sep. 1982, at same site at datum 1.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - Many diversions for irrigation above station. Flow regulated by Bridgeport Reservoir (station 10292500) and Topaz Lake (station 10297000), combined capacity, 101,900 acre-ft. Some flow may bypass primary channel and gage at times.  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records 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, about 2,380 ft³/s, June 26, 2017, gage height, 10.30 ft; maximum gage height, 10.77 ft, June 19, 2019; no flow at times, Jul. 16-18, 1977 and Aug. 29-Sep. 29, 2015.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1976 to Oct. 1980; July 1994; Mar. to Sep.