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Water-Year Summary for Site 12469500

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62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
12469500 LENORE LAKE NEAR SOAP LAKE, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°30'52", long 119°30'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.01, T.23 N., R.26 E., Grant County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020014, on east shore 1,000 ft south of outlet gate on Alkali Lake, and 8.8 mi north of town of Soap Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 367 mi². of which 281 mi² in the vicinity of Banks Lake is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1936, March 1938 to December 1956 (fragmentary), January 1957 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929, adjustment of 1937 (Bureau of Reclamation datum) and 2.96 ft above NAVD of 1988 (USGS GNSS Level II survey Oct. 15, 2021). Prior to Dec. 20, 1956, nonrecording gages 0.90 mi uplake at same datum.
REMARKS - Some diversion from tributaries for irrigation. During extreme high stages of Soap Lake, water is pumped from Soap Lake into Lenore Lake.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation known, 1,092.2 ft, from well-defined alkali line at gage, date unknown.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation observed, 1,087.73 ft, June 12, 1953; minimum elevation, 1,072.72 ft, Jan. 2, 1959 (affected by wind).