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Water-Year Summary for Site 14361900

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62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 42°03'25", long 123°06'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 sec.25, T.40 S., R.4 W., Jackson County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17100309, in outlet structure of Applegate Dam on Applegate River, 2.5 mi northeast of former town of Copper, 13 mi south of Ruch and at mile 46.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 223 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1980 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
COOPERATION - Capacity table furnished by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
REMARKS - Reservoir is formed by earthfill dam completed in October 1980. Storage began Dec. 2, 1980. Total capacity, 82,200 acre-ft between elevations 1,763.0 ft and 1,987.0 ft, maximum pool elevation. Elevation of gated spillway crest, 1,943.7 ft. Active capacity, 75,200 acre-ft between elevations 1,854.0 ft and 1,987.0 ft. Lake's primary purposes are flood risk management, water quality improvement, irrigation, fish and wildlife habitat, and recreation. Month-end contents and change in contents discontinued water year 2014.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 82,610 acre-ft May 11, 1997, elevation, 1,987.41 ft; minimum contents since first filling, 7,230 acre-ft Jan. 11, 1991, elevation, 1,855.1 ft, from graph of gage readings furnished by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.