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Water-Year Summary for Site 12323240

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
12323240 BLACKTAIL CREEK AT BUTTE, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°59'40.81", long 112°32'08.57" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.24, T.3 N., R.8 W., Silver Bow County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 17010201, on left bank, 70 feet upstream from George Street culvert in Butte, and 0.2 mi upstream from Silver Bow Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 90.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Water Data Report MT-93-1: 1989-92, maximum discharge. WDR MT-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1988 to April 2020 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,430 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
10-30-2019 to 04-30-2020: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-18-2018 to 10-30-2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
11-02-2017 to 10-17-2018: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-18-2016 to 11-01-2017: records are fair October 18 to Dec. 14 and May 26 to November 1; records are good February 5 to May 25; and records are poor December 15 to Feb. 4.
10-09-2015 to 10-17-2016: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-25-2014 to 10-08-2015: records are fair, except estimated records are poor. 
10-22-2013 to 10-24-2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

Slight regulation occurs by Basin Creek Reservoir. Diversions for irrigation include about 1,400 acres 
upstream from station.