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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
13148500 LITTLE WOOD RIVER NEAR CAREY, ID
LOCATION - Lat 43°23'24", long 113°59'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.30, T.1 N., R.21 E., Blaine County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17040221, Lake Hills quad., on right bank 0.3 mi upstream from West Canal, 1.3 mi upstream from East Canal, 2 mi downstream from Little Fish Creek, 3 mi downstream from Little Wood Reservoir, 6 mi northwest of Carey, and at mile 68.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 310 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1904 to May 1905 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), September 1926 to November 1942, April 1943 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1317. Records for February 1920 to September 1926, at site 6 mi upstream, not equivalent owing to diversion and inflow.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Elevation of gage datum is arbitrary. Apr. 28, 1904 to May 31, 1905, non recording gage, Sept. 20, 1926 to Apr. 22, 1938, water-stage recorder, and Apr. 23 to Aug. 17, 1938, non recording gage, all at datum 0.74 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow is regulated during irrigation season each year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 20,000 ft³/s, due to failure of reservoirs on Little Fish Creek, Apr. 24, 1982, gage height, 16.74 ft. Maximum discharge other than dam failures, 2,680 ft³/s Apr. 27, 1952, gage height, 8.95 ft; minimum daily, 0.14 ft³/s Oct. 22-23, 2008.