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Water-Year Summary for Site 12102075

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12102075 CLARKS CREEK AT TACOMA ROAD, NEAR PUYALLUP, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°11'52", long 122°20'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.30, T.20 N., R.4 E., Pierce County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110014, on right bank, downstream side of private bridge at end of Tacoma Road, 2.0 miles northwest of Puyallup, and at mile 1.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1992 to February 1995, October 2008 to September 2009 (discharge measurements only), March 1995 to September 2008, March 2011 to current year (continuous-record gaging station).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Numerous agricultural, municipal, and domestic diversions upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014, 2015: No estimated daily discharges. Records poor.
  • Water Year 2016 to 2018: Records poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 303 ft³/s, Nov. 07, 2006, elevation 25.10 ft; maximum elevation, 25.60 ft, Feb. 8 or 9, 1996, (backwater from Puyallup River); minimum daily discharge, 33 ft³/s, June 26-29, 1995, July 14, 19, 21, 23, 2004; July 4, 2005.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2015 to current year. pH: November 2017 to September 2018. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2015 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 2015 to current year. TURBIDITY: November 2017 to September 2018.
INSTRUMENTATION - Multiparameter water quality sonde interfaced with a Data Collection Platform/Electronic Datalogger, with 15-min recording interval, since October 2015. Turbidity sensor is a 6136 sensor installed on a YSI 6920V2-2 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 2016: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are good. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent except Oct. 1 to May 4, which are good. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are poor.
  • Water Year 2018: SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE records are excellent. pH records are good. WATER TEMPERATURE records are excellent. DISSOLVED OXYGEN records are poor. TURBIDITY records are fair except Nov. 29 to Dec. 20, Feb. 14-28, May 1-14, June 6 to Sept. 30, which are poor.

 

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 275 uS/cm, Jan. 8, 2017; minimum, 90 uS/cm, Dec. 9, 2015. pH: Maximum, 8.0 units, May 27, 30, 2018; minimum, 7.0 units, Apr. 14, 15, and Sept. 11, 2018. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 14.5°C, May 23 and June 25, 2017; minimum, 5.8°C, Feb. 5 and 6, 2017. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 13.4 mg/L, Oct. 1, 5, 2015, and Apr. 6, 2016; minimum, 6.7 mg/L, Nov. 23, 2017. TURBIDITY: Maximum, 40.7 FNU, July 25, 2018; minimum, 0 FNU, June 30, July 2, 6, 2018.