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Water-Year Summary for Site 14174000

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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
14174000 WILLAMETTE RIVER AT ALBANY, OR
LOCATION - Lat 44°38'20", long 123°06'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.06, T.11 S., R.3 W., Linn County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17090003, on right bank, 5 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 20 (Ellsworth Street) in Albany, 0.2 mi downstream from Calapooia River and at mile 119.31.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,840 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 694: Drainage area. WSP 904: 1939. WSP 964: 1881, 1890, 1894, 1897, 1901, 1903, 1908, 1910, 1916, 1923, 1927, 1932(M). WSP 984: 1916. WSP 1248: 1895, 1902, 1907, 1915(M), 1917(M), 1918-19, 1934(M). WSP 1318 (monthly and annual figures only): 1894, 1897, 1901-3, 1907-8, 1910, 1916, 1918-19, 1923, 1927.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1878 to April 1888 (fragmentary), January to June 1892, November 1892 to September 1894, December 1894 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1318.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 167.18 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 27, 1906, nonrecording gage at site 0.2 mi upstream at datum 5.00 ft higher. Sept. 27, 1906 to Nov. 13, 1934, nonrecording gage at site 300 ft upstream at datum 5.00 ft higher. Nov. 14, 1934 to Sept. 30, 1962, at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by several reservoirs upstream from station. Albany power canal diverts water from South Santiam River at Lebanon and discharges into Calapooia River near mouth; small diversions for irrigation upstream from station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Dec. 4, 1861, reached a stage of 41.0 ft, discharge, 340,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 220,000 ft³/s. Flood of Feb. 4, 1890, reached a stage of 38.9 ft, discharge, 291,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 266,000 ft³/s Jan. 14, 1881, gage height, 37.8 ft, present datum; minimum discharge, 1,840 ft³/s Sept. 1, 2, 1940.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: August 2001 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature probe and data logger.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 24.9°C July 31, 2015; minimum, 0.7°C Dec. 10, 2009.