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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
13249500 PAYETTE RIVER NEAR EMMETT, ID
LOCATION - Lat 43°55'50", long 116°26'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.22, T.7 N., R.1 W., Gem County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17050122, Northeast Emmett quad., on right bank, 0.3 mi downstream from Black Canyon Dam, 5 mi northeast of Emmett, and at mile 38.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,730 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1153: 1946(m), 1948(m). WDR-US-2010: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1925 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,400.32 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S Bureau of Reclamation).
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Deadwood Reservoir beginning November 1930, Cascade Reservoir beginning November 1947, other smaller reservoirs, and by Black Canyon Dam 0.3 mi upstream, where flow is regulated by diversion and gate operation at the dam. Diversions above station for irrigation of about 160,000 acres, of which about 43,700 acres are below station and about 53,000 acres are in adjacent basins (1966 determination).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 32,700 ft³/s Dec. 23, 1964, gage height, 15.88 ft; minimum daily, 0.70 ft³/s Jan. 7, 1957, gage height, -1.49 ft, when gates in dam were closed.