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Water-Year Summary for Site 13344500

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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 46°30'20", long 118°03'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.21, T.12 N., R.38 E., Columbia County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17060107, on right bank, 180 ft downstream from County road bridge, 0.5 mi downstream from Smith Hollow, 3.0 mi east of Starbuck, 3.3 mi downstream from Pataha Creek, and at mile 7.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 431 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1914 to September 1917, August 1928 to September 1931, October 1958 to September 1990, October 1994 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October and November 1914, published in WSP 1317.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 725.9 ft above NGVD of 1929, from plane-table survey. Nov. 8, 1914, to Sept. 30, 1917, nonrecording gage at site 2.8 mi upstream at different datum. Aug. 9, 1928, to Sept. 30, 1931, nonrecording gages at site 2.5 mi upstream at various datums, Oct. 1, 1931 to Oct. 1, 2007, at present site at datum 10 ft higher.
REMARKS - Many small diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Water temperatures and sediment records October 1962 to June 1970. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,980 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 9.84 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,500 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 15 ft³/s, July 11, 12, 1930.