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Water-Year Summary for Site 15239001

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
15239001 BRADLEY RIVER BELOW DAM NEAR HOMER, AK
LOCATION - Lat 59°45'30", long 150°51'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.08, T.5 S., R.9 W., Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19020301, (Seldovia D-3 quad), on right bank about 1,300 ft downstream from Bradley Lake Dam, 3.3 mi upstream from Middle Fork Bradley River, and 26 mi northeast of Homer.
DRAINAGE AREA - 53.8 mi², About 66 mi² since October 1991, when additional water was diverted into the basin. Prior drainage area was about 54 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to March 7, 2016. Prior to 1990 water year, records are equivalent to "Bradley River near Homer" (station no. 15239000).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,054.16 ft above sea level (levels of dam-site survey for Alaska Power Authority).
REMARKS - Nuka River and Middle Fork Bradley River were diverted into Bradley Lake, upstream from dam, beginning July 29 and August 7, 1990, respectively. Reservoir began filling April 26, 1991. Water has been diverted out of the basin through the turbines since hydro-power generation began on June 28, 1991. Battle Creek was diverted into reservoir in October 1991. GOES satellite telemetry at station.