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Water-Year Summary for Site 13181000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
13181000 OWYHEE RIVER NEAR ROME, OR
LOCATION - Lat 42°51'59", long 117°38'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.14, T.31 S., R.41 E., Malheur County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17050107, on right bank, 0.5 mi downstream from Jordan Creek, 2.6 mi north of Rome and at mile 122.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,000 mi². approximately.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,344.20 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 10, 1960, at datum 0.24 ft lower.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Antelope Reservoir, capacity, 70,000 acre-ft, increased in 1970, by Wild Horse Reservoir, capacity, 32,690 acre-ft and by numerous small reservoirs. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation. Continuous water-quality records for October 1972 to June 1977 have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 55,700 ft³/s Mar. 18, 1993, gage height, 20.11 ft; minimum discharge, 42 ft³/s Aug. 12, 1954, July 28, Aug. 5, 1961, July 31, 1968.