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Water-Year Summary for Site 13345000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Med.,Min.,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
13345000 PALOUSE RIVER NEAR POTLATCH, ID
LOCATION - Lat 46°54'55", long 116°57'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.10, T.41 N., R.5 W., Latah County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17060108, Potlatch quad., on left bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 95, 1.0 mi downstream from Deep Creek, 2.0 mi west of Potlatch, and at mile 132.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 317 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1914 to September 1919, December 1966 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,455.11 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Idaho Department of Highways). Oct. 1914 to Sept. 1919, water-stage recorder at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Low and medium flows regulated at mill pond in Potlatch prior to 1974. Small amounts of water diverted for sprinkle irrigation systems above gage.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except for periods Nov. 21-30, Dec. 3-14, 20-24, Jan. 4-6, 21-30, and Feb. 1-11, records poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good except for period Aug. 1 - Sept. 28, when discharges of 1 cfs or above are fair, and period Nov. 12-19, 30, Dec. 1-4, 29-31, Jan. 1-6 and discharges below 1 cfs, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good except for periods Apr.4-6, records fair, Nov. 27-30, Dec. 1-2, 17, 20-21, 23-24, 26-31, Jan. 1-4, records poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good except for periods Dec. 7-31 Jan. 1-18, 27, 28, Feb. 1-4, 6, 9, 10, records poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 14,600 ft³/s Feb. 9, 1996, gage height, 22.15 ft; minimum daily, 0.09 ft³/s Sept. 24, 1973.