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Water-Year Summary for Site 13217500

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
13217500 NORTH FORK MALHEUR RIVER AT BEULAH, OR
LOCATION - Lat 43°54'27", long 118°09'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.22, T.19 S., R.37 E., Malheur County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17050116, on left bank, at Beulah, 0.3 mi downstream from Agency Valley Dam, 12 mi northwest of Juntura and at mile 14.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 440 mi². approximately.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1397: 1927-32, 1934, drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1926 to September 2017 (discontinued). Published as "near Beulah" June 1926 to September 1935.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,261.20 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Apr. 25, 1936, water-stage recorder at site 1 mi downstream at different datum. Apr. 25, 1936 to Sept. 30, 1949, nonrecording gage at site 20 ft downstream at datum 1.0 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1949 to June 30, 1964, at present site at datum 1.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since 1935 by Beulah Reservoir (active capacity, 59,900 acre-ft). Diversions for irrigation upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,000 ft³/s May 7, 1942, gage height, 9.4 ft, present datum, from floodmark, caused by failure of gates at Agency Valley Dam, from rating curve extended above 1,100 ft³/s on basis of computation of peak flow over dam; no flow at times.