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Water-Year Summary for Site 12099200

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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°10'26", long 122°00'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.35, T.20 N., R.6 E., King County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110014, on left bank 1,500 ft downstream from diversion dam, 1.5 mi northeast of Buckley, and at mile 23.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 411 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2003 to current year. Prior to July 2003 records for "White River above Boise Creek at Buckley, WA" (station 12099100) published for station 1,200 ft upstream are not equivalent because of inflows between sites.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is at 611.45 ft above NAVD 88, from GNSS RTK Level 2 survey, March 13, 2018.
REMARKS - Since November 1911, White River Canal has diverted water from left bank, 1,500 ft upstream, for storage in Lake Tapps. Water is returned to the White River 20.3 mi downstream via Lake Tapps Diversion, after power development at Dieringer Powerplant. Since 1942, flows have been regulated by Mud Mountain Dam for flood control. U.S. Geological Survey telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014, 2015: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2016: Records fair. Estimated daily discharges are fair. 
  • Water Years 2017: No estimated daily discharges. Records fair.
  • Water Years 2018 - 2020: No estimated discharges. Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 14,700 ft³/s., Nov. 8, 2006, gage height, 46.64 ft; minimum daily discharge, 65 ft³/s., Jan. 5, 2004.