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Water-Year Summary for Site 14034480

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
14034480 BALM FORK NEAR HEPPNER, OR
LOCATION - Lat 45°19'56", long 119°32'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Morrow County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17070104, on right bank, 0.7 mi upstream from bridge on Willow Creek Road, 1.0 mi southeast of Heppner, 1.2 mi upstream from Willow Creek dam, and at mile 1.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 26.3 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1982 to September 2003, October 2003 to September 2017, October 2017 to current year (gage heights only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Aug. 24, 1982. Datum of gage is 2,101.52 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Corps of Engineers bench mark).
REMARKS - Diversion for irrigation of about 170 acres upstream from station. Chemical analysis May 1985 to September 1987.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, about 36,000 ft³/s June 14, 1903, by computation of slope-area measurement (see WSP 96).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -  Maximum discharge, 288 ft³/s June 2, 2011, gage height 6.11 ft; no flow for part or all of several days in 1982, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2001, 2002, part or all of each day Oct. 1, 2002 to Feb. 21, 2003, July 17 to Sept. 30, 2003.