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Water-Year Summary for Site 14076500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
14076500 DESCHUTES RIVER NEAR CULVER, OR
LOCATION - Lat 44°29'56", long 121°19'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.12 S., R.12 E., Jefferson County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17070301, on right bank, 2.5 mi downstream from Whychus Creek, 6.0 mi southwest of Culver and at mile 120.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,705 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1952 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,980 ft above NGVD of 1929 (river-profile survey). July 14, 1952 to Sept. 30, 1961, at site 4.1 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Crescent Lake and Crane Prairie and Wickiup Reservoirs (combined capacity, 342,200 acre-ft). Many diversions for irrigation upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,680 ft³/s Dec. 24, 1964, gage height, 10.00 ft, from rating curve extended above 3,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 418 ft³/s July 7, 8, 1964.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: September 1952 to September 1957, January 1959 to August 1961, July 1962 to September 1974, November 2005 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature probe and data logger.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 18.0°C July 13, 17, 1956; minimum, 1.1°C Dec. 31, 2014.