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Water-Year Summary for Site 12090400

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 47°08'05", long 122°24'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.15, T.19 N., R.3 E., Pierce County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110019, at Golden Given Avenue crossing, 1.5 mi southeast of Parkland, and 0.7 mi upstream of mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6.25 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1960-75 (annual maximum), November 1990 to September 1992, October 1994 to September 1997, October 1997 to April 1999 (seasonal records), October 1999 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 315 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Two flood control ponds (completed in 1999 and 2000, 228 acre-ft, total) upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014 to 2016: Records fair except estimated daily discharges and flows below 7 ft³/s, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2017 to 2019: Records fair except estimated discharges and flows below 7 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, not determined Feb. 8, 1996, gage height, 12.81 ft, from outside high-water mark, affected by backwater; no flow for many days most years.