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Water-Year Summary for Site 14091500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
14091500 METOLIUS RIVER NEAR GRANDVIEW, OR
LOCATION - Lat 44°37'35", long 121°28'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.12, T.11 S., R.10 E., Jefferson County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17070301, Deschutes National Forest, on right bank, 1.0 mi upstream from maximum controlled pool of Lake Billy Chinook, 9 mi northwest of Grandview and at mile 13.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 316 mi². at cableway, 1.0 mi downstream, where all discharge measurements are made. Hydrologic drainage boundary uncertain owing to inter basin ground-water exchange.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1448: 1913.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1910 to February 1912 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), March 1912 to December 1913, October 1921 to current year. Published 1910-11 as "at Hubbard's ranch, near Sisters" and 1912-13 as "at Hubbard's ranch, near Grandview."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,974.36 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Portland General Electric Co.). Prior to Dec. 31, 1913, nonrecording gage at site 2.3 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 1, 1921 to May 3, 1949, nonrecording gage and May 4, 1949 to June 18, 1963, water-stage recorder at site 2.7 mi downstream at datum 64 ft lower.
REMARKS - No regulation. Many small diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Stream is spring fed. Records given herein are for measuring site.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,430 ft³/s Feb. 7, 1996, gage height, 7.38 ft; minimum discharge, 1,080 ft³/s Feb. 17, 1932, Oct. 2-31, Nov. 6, 7, 10-14, 1942.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1954 to September 1974, November 2005 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature probe and data logger.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 13.5°C July 5, 1957; minimum, 1.3°C Dec. 8, 2013, Dec. 14, 2016.