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Water-Year Summary for Site 13351000

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
13351000 PALOUSE RIVER AT HOOPER, WA
LOCATION - Lat 46°45'31", long 118°08'52" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.15 N., R.37 E., Whitman County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17060108, on left bank 150 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 26 at Hooper, 0.3 mi upstream from Cow Creek, 3.5 mi downstream from right bank tributary, 6.0 mi downstream from Willow Creek, and at mile 19.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,500 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1287: 1897-1904, 1910(M), 1915-16(M). WSP 1447: 1910. WSP 1934: Drainage area. WSP 1447: 1906(M). WSP 1567: 1908-09(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April to August 1897 (gage heights only), September 1897 to December 1899, April 1900 to April 1907, June 1908 to July 1912, March 1913 to March 1916, February 1951 to current year. Prior to 1904 sometimes published as "near Hooper". SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE:October 1961 to September 1971, August 1993 to September 1994, April 2002 to September 2004. WATER TEMPERATURE:October 1961 to September 1971, August 1993 to September 2004. SUSPENDED SEDIMENT DISCHARGE:October 1961 to September 1971, October 1992 to September 1999, November 2000 to March 2001.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,040.8 ft above NGVD of 1929. Apr. 1 to Aug. 31, 1897, nonrecording gage at site 2.5 mi upstream at different datum. Sept. 9, 1897, to March 1916, various nonrecording gages at site 1.5 mi upstream from present site at different datums. Feb. 8 to Mar. 28, 1951, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Diversions upstream from station for irrigation and municipal use. U. S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014 to 2017, 2019: Records good except for estimated discharges, which are fair.
  • Water Years 2018, 2020: No estimated discharges. Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 33,500 ft³/s, Feb. 4, 1963, gage height, 19.13 ft, from rating curve extended above 18,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow part or all of each day June 25, 1910, Aug. 1-17, Aug. 28 to Sept. 4, 1968.