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Water-Year Summary for Site 14181500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00025 Air pressure(Mean,Max.,Min.)  
00047 Pressure, diss gases(Mean,Max.,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Min.,Mean,Max.)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Min.,Mean,Max.)  
00400 pH(Min.,Max.,Med.)  
32295 fDOM, water, in situ(Min.,Mean,Max.)  
32316 fChl, water, in situ(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
32319 fPC, water, in situ(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
62361 Chlorophyll, in situ(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Med.,Max.) [(2)]  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
14181500 NORTH SANTIAM RIVER AT NIAGARA, OR
LOCATION - Lat 44°45'13.6", long 122°17'50.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.34, T.9 S., R.4 E., Marion County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17090005, on left bank, 0.1 mi downstream from Little Sardine Creek, 0.8 mi downstream from Big Cliff Dam, 2.1 mi east of Niagara and at mile 57.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 453 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1288: 1914-18, 1920. WSP 1718: 1953-54.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1908 to January 1920, October 1921 to March 1922, October 1938 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1318. Published as "North Fork of Santiam River near Niagara" prior to October 1913 and as "above Mayflower Creek, near Detroit" October 1938 to September 1952.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,093.78 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Federal Highway Administration bench mark). See WSP 1738 for history of changes prior to Oct. 1, 1952.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since 1953 by Detroit Lake (active capacity, 340,100 acre-ft) and Big Cliff Reservoir (active capacity for reregulating purposes, 2,930 acre-ft). No diversion upstream from station. Computation of monthly and annual adjusted flows discontinued water year 2014.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 63,200 ft³/s Nov. 22, 1909, gage height, 16.4 ft, from floodmark, site and datum then in use, from rating curve extended above 35,000 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 19 ft³/s Aug. 21, 1963; minimum daily, 395 ft³/s Mar. 25, 26, 1977.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - BAROMETRIC PRESSURE: October 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Meteorological monitor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - BAROMETRIC PRESSURE: Maximum, 749 mmHg Dec. 1, 2011, Jan. 13, 2014, Dec. 30, 2014; minimum, 710 mmHg Jan. 20, 2017, Feb. 14, 2019.
REMARKS - BAROMETRIC PRESSURE: Collection, computation, and publication of barometric pressure data do not necessarily conform to standards used by the National Weather Service. Records published in this report are for general scientific use.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: April 2000 to December 2009, March 2011 to December 2015 (seasonal records only), April 2019 to current year.

pH: August 2000 to September 2010, October 2010 to December 2015 (seasonal records only), April 2019 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: January 1953 to September 1997, October 1999 to current year.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: March 2010 to September 2010, October 2010 to December 2015 (seasonal records only), April 2019 to current year.

TURBIDITY: April 2000 to September 2010, October 2010 to April 2016 (seasonal records only), April 2019 to current year.

TOTAL DISSOLVED GAS: May 2011 to current year.

INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor. Any use of trade, product, or firm names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
REMARKS - TURBIDITY: Data collected using a YSI EXO2 sonde. Manufacturer's stated accuracy is the greater of +/- 2 percent or 0.3 Formazin Nephelometric Units (FNU) for 0-999 FNU, and +/- 5 percent for 1,000-4,000 FNU. Prior to Dec. 19, 2014, data collected using a YSI 6026 turbidity sensor. Manufacturer's stated accuracy is the greater of +/- 5 percent or 2 FNU. FNU values below 10 are reported to nearest 0.1 FNU. Additional parameters and chemical analyses collected at this location not referenced in this document are available via NWISWeb.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 59 microsiemens Oct. 4, 2005; minimum, 17 microsiemens June 9, 2006, June 3, 2011.

pH: Maximum, 8.8 units July 8, 2010, May 25, 28, 2012; minimum, 6.2 units Sept. 6, 2013.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 19.3°C Aug. 21, 1997; minimum, 0.9°C Feb. 1, 2, 1979.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 16.3 mg/L Jan. 29, 2020; minimum, 7.8 mg/L Sept. 1, 2015.

TURBIDITY: Maximum, 80 FNU Nov. 11, 2006; minimum, <1 FNU on many days each year.

TOTAL DISSOLVED GAS: Maximum, 1010 mmHg Dec. 29, 30, 2014, Mar. 18, 2017; minimum, 700 mmHg Dec. 16, 2019.