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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
14357500 BEAR CREEK AT MEDFORD, OR
LOCATION - Lat 42°19'27", long 122°51'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.30, T.37 S., R.1 W., Jackson County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17100308, on left bank, 50 ft downstream from Cottage Street in Medford and at mile 10.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 289 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY -

WSP 1044: 1944. WSP 1448: 1916, 1917(M), 1918-20, 1922, 1924, 1927(M), 1928, 1930. WSP 1568: Drainage area.

Revisions: The daily discharge for Nov. 23, 1997 has been revised to 70 ft³/s.

SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1915 to June 1920 (no low-flow records), October 1920 to September 1981, December 1983 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 1,343.27 ft above NGVD of 1929. Dec. 31, 1947 to Sept. 22, 1985, at site 0.33 mi downstream at datum 0.71 ft higher. Sept. 23, 1985 to Sept. 18, 1991, at site 0.33 mi downstream at datum 1.29 ft lower. Sept. 19, 1991 to Sept. 30, 2001, at site 350 ft downstream at same datum. See WSP 1738 for history of changes prior to Dec. 31, 1947.
REMARKS - Flow partly regulated since 1924 by Emigrant Lake (active capacity, 39,000 acre-ft). Water is diverted into basin from Klamath and Applegate River basins. Many diversions for irrigation upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 17,600 ft³/s Jan. 1, 1997, gage height, 14.69 ft; no flow at times.