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Water-Year Summary for Site 12101102

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 47°14'08", long 122°14'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.12, T.20 N., R.4 E., Pierce County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110014, on right-bank and downstream side of 24th Street East bridge, 2.3 mi north of Sumner, and at mile 3.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 479 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2016 to current year (stage only).
GAGE - Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Since November 1911, White River Flume (station 12098920) has diverted water from left bank 20.9 mi upstream for storage in, and maintenance of, Lake Tapps (station 12101000). Water is returned to White River 0.2 mi upstream via the Lake Tapps Diversion (station 12101100). Power development at White River Powerplant at Dieringer was discontinued in 2004. Since 1942, flow regulated by Mud Mountain Lake (station 12098000) for flood control. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 50.51 ft, Dec. 29, 2017; minimum elevation, 40.61 ft, Oct. 4, 2016.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June to September 2016. pH: June to September 2016. WATER TEMPERATURE: June to September 2016. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: June to September 2016. TURBIDITY: June to September 2016.
INSTRUMENTATION - Multiparameter water quality sonde interfaced with a Data Collection Platform/Electronic Datalogger, with 15-min recording interval, since June 2016. 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 Tacoma Field Office.
  • Water Year 2016: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent except Sept. 23-30, which are good. pH records are excellent. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are excellent. TURBIDITY records are excellent except June 12-18, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 88 uS/cm, Sept. 24, 2016; minimum,47 uS/cm, June 7, 2016. pH: Maximum, 8.4 units, Sept. 25, 2016; minimum, 7.1 units, June 11, Sept 18,19, 2016. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 21.4 °C, July 29, 2016; minimum, 10.0 °C, June 19, 2016. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 11.3 mg/L, June 19, 2016; minimum, 8.6 mg/L, Aug/ 12,13,19, 2016. TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 310 FNU, Sept. 18, 2016; minimum recorded,6.4 FNU, June 16, 2016.