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Water-Year Summary for Site 14159410

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Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
14159410 COUGAR DAM TAILWATER NEAR RAINBOW, OR
LOCATION - Lat 44°07'49.97", long 122°14'36.92" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.31, T.16 S., R.5 E., Lane County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17090004, Willamette National Forest, at powerplant near lower left end of Cougar Dam on South Fork McKenzie River, 2.7 mi south of Rainbow, and at mile 4.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 207 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2013 to current year (gage heights only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Cougar Lake (active capacity, 164,800 acre-ft).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 1,256.95 ft Mar. 14, 2016; minimum, 1,250.68 ft Feb. 15, 2021.