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Water-Year Summary for Site 12467000

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Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
12467000 CRAB CREEK NEAR MOSES LAKE, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°11'22", long 119°15'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.35, T.20 N., R.28 E., Grant County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020015, on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge, 3.0 mi upstream from Parker Horn, 4.0 mi north of town of Moses Lake, and at mile 63.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,228 mi², of which 219 mi² in the vicinity of Long Lake Reservoir is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1942 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1933: Drainage area. WDR-US-2008: 2005(M).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,070.39 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Bureau of Reclamation datum). Prior to July 14, 1956, at site 300 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Numerous small diversions for irrigation and domestic use upstream from station. Most natural flow from upper basin passes this station underground. No known regulation. Since 1952, return flow from irrigation on Columbia Basin project has increased runoff during summer months. Bureau of Reclamation satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014 and 2015: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges which are fair.
  • Water Year 2016: No estimated daily discharge, records good.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 10,400 ft³/s, Feb. 28, 1957, gage height, 6.81 ft; no flow for several months each year prior to 1952 and part of each day Jan. 14, 15, 1953.
    WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - SEDIMENT DATA: April to October 2008.