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Water-Year Summary for Site 15225997

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
15225997 SOLOMON GULCH AT TOP OF FALLS NEAR VALDEZ, AK
LOCATION - Lat 61°04'45", long 146°18'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.21, T.9 S., R.6 W., Valdez-Cordova Division, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19020201, (Valdez A-7 SE quad), within Valdez Corporate boundary, on right bank, 72 ft above Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Bridge, 150 ft upstream from top of falls, 0.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 4.2 mi southeast of Valdez.
DRAINAGE AREA - 19.1 mi². Indeterminate.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR AK-00-1: 1999.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1986 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 400 ft above mean sea level, from topographic map. Prior to October 1, 1991, discharge computed for site 150 ft downstream at datum 72.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Discharge shown herein represents controlled releases from bypass valve and flow over the spillway of dam at Solomon Lake, 0.5 mi upstream, plus inflow between the spillway and the gage. Spillway crest elevation is 685 ft above mean sea level, from construction plans. Water for power generation is diverted from Solomon Lake (see record for surface water station 15225996). Water is diverted for fish hatchery use 1,150 ft downstream from gage.