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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
14353000 WEST FORK ASHLAND CREEK NEAR ASHLAND, OR
LOCATION - Lat 42°08'56", long 122°42'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.28, T.39 S., R.1 E., Jackson County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17100308, Rogue River National Forest, on left bank, 2.5 mi south of Ashland and at mile 0.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 10.7 mi². revised, at diversion dam, 0.3 mi downstream.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WYS 2015: 2015.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1924 to January 1933, water years 1954-60, 1963 (annual maximum), December 1974 to September 1982, October 2002 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1318.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,961.75 ft above NGVD of 1929. Sept. 10, 1924 to Jan. 31, 1933, water-stage recorder at site about 0.2 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 14, 1953 to Sept. 30, 1963, crest-stage gage at diversion dam 0.3 mi downstream at different datum. December 1974 to August 2005, at datum 1.0 ft higher.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion upstream from station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge since at least 1925, 4,780 ft³/s Jan. 15, 1974, gage height, 10.5 ft, present datum, from floodmarks, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow. Peak believed to be affected by release from debris dams breaking upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 540 ft³/s Feb. 6, 2015, probably affected by surge from release of water temporarily impounded by debris upstream from station, gage height, 4.28 ft; minimum discharge, 0.69 ft³/s Sept. 27, 28, Oct. 1-7 10, 12, 2012.