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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Med.,Min.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
12101100 LAKE TAPPS DIVERSION AT DIERINGER, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°14'18", long 122°13'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.07, T.20 N., R.5 E., Pierce County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110014, on right bank 850 ft downstream from White River Powerplant at Dieringer, and 1,400 ft upstream from mouth.
REVISIONS HISTORY - Revisions: Discharge for the periods Apr. 14, 2018 to Apr. 15, 2018 and Dec. 30, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2018 were revised on Feb. 19, 2020, based on a re-computation of discharge during backwater.  
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1958 to January 2005, April 2005 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 42.36 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Puget Sound Power and Light Co.). Prior to September 30, 1990, at same site at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by White River Powerplant. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014 to 2020: Records fair except estimated daily discharges and flows less than 5 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,530 ft³/s, Jan. 29, 1965, gage height, 6.23 ft, datum then in use; maximum gage height, 12.66 ft, Jan. 9, 2009 (backwater from White River); no flow many days in July and August 1990, Sept. 29, 1993, July 8-10, Sept. 4, 2010, and many days most years since May 2015.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL DATA: July to December 2010.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 2010 to current year. pH: May 2010 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: May 2010 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: May 2010 to current year. TURBIDITY: May 2010 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Multiparameter water quality sonde interfaced with a Data Collection Platform/Electronic Datalogger with 15-min recording interval, since May 2010. Turbidity sensor is a 6136 sensor installed on a YSI 6920 V2-2 sonde. Any use of trade, product, or firm names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
REMARKS - Additional details are available from the Western Washington Field Office.
  • Water Year 2014: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent except July 18 to Sept. 12, which are poor. pH records are excellent except Oct. 1 to Jan. 22, which are good and July 18 to Sept. 12, which are poor. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent except July 21 to Sept. 12, 2014, which are poor. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent except July 18 to Sept. 12, which are poor. TURBIDITY records are good except Oct. 1 to Sept. 24, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent except Feb. 4-5, 17-26, 28, Mar. 3-14, 17-23, Mar. 26 to Apr. 10, Apr. 23 to Sept. 30, which are good, and Dec. 10-15, which are fair. pH records are excellent except Feb. 4-5, 17-26, 28, Mar. 3-14, 17-23, Mar. 26 to Apr. 10, Apr. 23 to Sept. 30, which are good. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent except Oct. 6-8, Feb. 4-5, 17-26, 28, Mar. 3-14, 17-23, Mar. 26 to Apr. 10, Apr. 23 to Sept. 30, which are poor. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent except Apr. 15-22, which are good, Feb. 4-5, 17-26, 28, Mar. 3-14, 17-23, Mar. 26 to Apr. 10, Apr. 23 to Sept. 30, which are fair, and Oct. 6-9, which are poor. TURBIDITY records are good except Feb. 4-5, 17-26, 28, Mar. 3-14, 17-23, Mar. 26 to Apr. 10, Apr. 23 to Sept. 25, which are fair, Sept. 26-30, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent except Oct. 1-30, Nov. 5-12, 2015, Mar. 4-8, 19-22, 25-30, Apr. 2-4, 7-12, Apr. 15 to May 15, June 15 to Sept. 30, which are good. pH records are excellent except Oct. 1-30, Nov. 5-12, Dec. 7 to Mar. 25, Apr. 20 to June 14, Aug. 31 to Sept. 30, which are good, Mar. 26 to Apr. 6, June 15-28, July 20-31, which are fair and Apr. 7-19, June 29 to July 5, Aug. 1-30, which are poor. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent except Nov. 1-4, Nov. 13, 2015 to Mar. 3, 2016, Mar. 9-18, 23-24, Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, Apr. 5-6, 13-14, May 16 to June 14, 2016, which are good, and Oct. 1-30, Nov. 5-12, 2015, Mar. 4-8, 19-22, 25-30, Apr. 2-4, 7-12, Apr. 15 to May 15, June 15 to Sept. 30, which are poor. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent except Mar. 13-18, 23-24, Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, Apr. 5-6, 13-14, which are good and Oct. 1-30, Nov. 5-12, Mar. 4-8, 19-22, 25-30, Apr. 2-4, 7-12, Apr. 15 to May 15, June 15 to Sept. 30, which are fair. TURBIDITY records are good except Oct. 16 to Nov. 12, Dec. 7 to Mar. 3, June 9 to July 1, Aug. 1 to Sept. 16, Sept. 30, which are fair, and Oct. 1-15, Mar. 4 to June 8, July 2-31, and Sept. 17-29, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records excellent except Oct. 1-8, Oct. 18 to Dec. 15, Dec. 19 to Jan. 12, Feb. 22 to Mar. 6, Mar. 29 to Apr. 2, Apr. 5-16, June 5-9, 20-21, which are good. pH records are good except Oct. 4-8, Oct. 18 to Dec. 15, Dec. 19 to Jan. 12, Feb. 22 to Mar. 6, Mar. 29 to Apr. 2, Apr. 5-16, June 5-9, 20-21, July 12 to Sept. 30, which are fair. WATER TEMPERATURE records are good except Mar. 7-18, Aug. 18 to Sept. 25, which are fair and Oct. 1-8, Oct. 18 to Dec. 15, Dec. 19 to Jan. 12, Feb. 22 to Mar. 6, Mar. 29 to Apr. 2, Apr. 5-16, and June 5-9, 20-21, which are poor. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent except Oct. 1-8, Oct. 18 to Dec. 15, Dec. 19 to Jan. 12, Feb. 22 to Mar. 6, Mar. 29 to Apr. 2, Apr. 5-16, June 5-9, 20-21, which are fair. TURBIDITY records are fair except Mar. 7-18, Apr. 20 to May 9, and July 12 to Sept. 30, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2018: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records excellent except Oct. 12-18, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, Apr. 21-25, Apr. 28 to May 1, and July 15-25, which are good. pH records are good except Oct. 1-11, Oct. 19 to Dec. 1, Apr. 21-25, which are fair, and Oct. 12-18, which are poor. WATER TEMPERATURE records are good except Feb. 9-28, Apr. 26 to May 4, May 28 to Sept. 10, which are fair and Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, Apr. 21-25, which are poor. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent except Aug. 6-10, which are good, Oct. 12-18, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, Apr. 21-25, which are fair, and July 15-25, which are poor. TURBIDITY records are fair except Oct. 1 to Dec. 1, Feb. 9 to Sept. 7, Sept. 28-30, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 2,270 uS/cm, Aug. 31, 2010; minimum, 45 uS/cm, Oct. 22, 2014. pH: Maximum, 10.4 units, several days in Aug. and Sept., 2014; minimum recorded, 6.4 units, Aug. 31, 2010. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 28.6°C, July 31, 2014; minimum, 2.5°C, Jan. 4, 2017. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 23.9 mg/L, Aug. 24, 25, 2014; minimum recorded, 0.3 mg/L, Sept. 5, 2014. TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, >1,100 FNU, June 2, 2010 and Nov. 15, 2015; minimum recorded (more than 20 percent missing record), 0.0 FNU, on several days in water years 2012 and 2013.