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Water-Year Summary for Site 14113000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
14113000 KLICKITAT RIVER NEAR PITT, WA
LOCATION - Lat 45°45'24", long 121°12'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.08, T.3 N., R.13 E., Klickitat County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17070106, on left bank 2.8 mi south of Pitt, 4.8 mi southwest of Klickitat, 5.3 mi upstream from Silvias Creek, and at mile 7.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,297 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1348: 1910(M), 1929-33(M), 1934, 1935-38(M), 1940(M), 1942-43(M), 1946(M), 1948(M). WSP 1935: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1909 to January 1912, October 1928 to current year. Published as "at Klickitat" 1909-12 and as "at Pitt" 1928-35.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 288.9 ft above NGVD of 1929 (river-profile survey). July 3, 1909, to Jan. 31, 1912, nonrecording gage at site 7 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 1, 1928, to Sept. 30, 1935, nonrecording gage at site 3.5 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Several small diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 7,500 acres, mostly in vicinity of Glenwood. The largest of these is Hellroaring Irrigation Canal, which at times diverts the entire flow of Hellroaring Creek (tributary to Big Muddy Creek). No regulation. Water temperatures October 1950 to September 1970. Chemical analyses October 1950 to September 1970, October 1975 to September 1986. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014, 2015: No estimated daily discharges. Records are good.
  • Water Years 2016, 2017: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 51,000 ft³/s, Feb. 8, 1996, gage height, 17.90 ft from high-water mark in well, from rating curve extended above 16,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 14.34 ft; minimum discharge, 412 ft³/s, Jan. 16, 1979, gage height, 3.81 ft.