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Water-Year Summary for Site 13152500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
13152500 MALAD RIVER NEAR GOODING, ID
LOCATION - Lat 42°53'11", long 114°48'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.21, T.6 S., R.14 E., Gooding County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17040219, Gooding Butte quad., on right bank at Hudson Ranch, 3.1 mi downstream from bridge on Bliss-Gooding highway, 4.2 mi downstream from Little Wood River, 6 mi southwest of Gooding, and at mile 7.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,990 mi²,
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1916 to current year (fragmentary from October 1923 to September 1926; no winter records for water years 1923, 1936-37, 1942; irrigation seasons only for water years 1927-35). October 1959 to September 1984, published as "Big Wood River near Gooding".
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1347: 1934.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is arbitrary. Prior to Apr. 13, 1921, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Magic Reservoir (see station 13142000) and by several smaller reservoirs on tributaries and affected by deliveries from canals diverting from Snake River at Milner. Diversions above station for irrigation of about 144,000 acres, of which about 4,000 acres are irrigated by withdrawals from ground water (1966 determination).
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except those below 10 ft³/s and period Jan. 15 to Feb. 14, records poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good except those below 10 ft³/s and periods Nov. 12-19 and Dec. 26-30, records poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good except those below 10 ft³/s and periods Dec. 11, 12, 23, 24, Jan. 8-10, 20-22, 24-26, 30-31 and Feb. 1-3, records poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,860 ft³/s Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 12.15 ft, from floodmarks; no flow at times in many years.