USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
15276000 SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE, AK
LOCATION - Lat 61°13'32", long 149°38'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.09, T.13 N., R.2 W., Municipality of Anchorage, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19020401, (Anchorage A-8 quad), 2000 ft upstream from Oilwell Road bridge, 300 ft off of road, on left bank, 3.3 mi upstream from North Fork Ship Creek, and 7.8 mi east of Seward and Glenn highway intersection in Anchorage.
DRAINAGE AREA - 89.6 mi². Regulated flow.
WSP 1936: Drainage area. WDR AK-2001-1: 1987-1997.
On September 12, 2018, annual peak gage height and discharge were revised in Peak Flow File for water years 2001, 2005, and 2006. The revised peaks supersede values previously published in Water-Data Reports for those years (WDR-AK-XX). Previous or subsequent revisions to data, if any, are available in USGS Water Data for the Nation at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory?search_site_no=15236900.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1946 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 490 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to August 22, 1985, water-stage recorder at dam 800 ft upstream. See WSP 1936 for history of changes prior to October 1, 1954.
COOPERATION - Records of diversion provided by Doyon Utilities, LLC., and Municipality of Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 11, 2014 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic water-temperature recorder set for 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 15.1°C, August 4, 2015; minimum, 0.0°C many days during winter.