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Water-Year Summary for Site 13037500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 43°36'45", long 111°39'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.05, T.3 N., R.41 E., Bonneville County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17040104, Poplar quad., on left bank 850 ft upstream from Anderson Canal headgate, 2.4 mi upstream from Heise, 6 mi east of Ririe, 24 mi upstream from Henrys Fork, and at mile 853.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,752 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1910 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1317. Prior to 1911, published as "South Fork of Snake River near Heise."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 5,015.3 ft above NGVD of 1929, (Levels by Corps of Engineers). Prior to July 9, 1913, nonrecording gage, and July 9, 1913 to Sept. 29, 1922, water-stage recorder at datum 2.65 ft higher. Sept. 30, 1922 to Sept. 30, 1933, water-stage recorder at datum 2.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - Some diurnal fluctuations occur during winter power plant operations at Palisades. Riley Ditch, 1.5 mi upstream, was not in operation during the year. Diversions from tributaries above station for irrigation in Wyoming and Idaho of about 104,000 acres (1966 determination).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in early June 1894 estimated as 65,000 ft³/s by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, about 60,000 ft³/s May 19, 1927, result of landslide washout on Gros Ventre River, gage height, about 16.0 ft, present datum; minimum, 460 ft³/s Nov. 10, 12, 1956, gage height, -0.18 ft. Maximum discharge since filling of Palisades Reservoir (Nov. 1956), 43,500 ft³/s June 13, 1997, gage height, 11.26 ft.