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Water-Year Summary for Site 15292780

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Mean,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
15292780 SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE, AK
LOCATION - Lat 62°10'31.3", long 150°10'13.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.15, T.24 N., R.5 W., Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19020505, (Talkeetna A-1 quad) on left bank 45 feet downstream of the Parks Highway bridge at MP 104.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11,100 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1981 to June 1986 and October 2011 to September 2015 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water Stage recorder. Gage is 270 ft. above mean sea leave (NVGD29), from topographic map. Prior to May 28, 1982 at site 100 ft upstream on right bank.
REMARKS - GOES satellite telemetry at station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1971, 1975, 1977, 1981-86, and 2011 to 2015.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1981-86(seasonal), and October 2011 to September 2015. TURBIDITY: August 2012 to September 2014 (seasonal).
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic water-quality monitor recorder set for 15-minute recording interval.
REMARKS - WATER TEMPERATURE: Records represent water temperature at the sensor within 0.2°C. Stream is poorly mixed at this location. TURBIDITY: Records represent turbidity at the sensor. Stream is poorly mixed at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum observed, 15.8°C, June 18, 2015. TURBIDITY: Maximum observed, 1,250 FNU, September 21, 2012; minimum, <2 FNU, during fall and winter periods.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 15.8°C, June 18, 2015; minimum, 0.0°C many days during fall and winter periods. TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 1,250 FNU, September 21, 2012; minimum, 24 FNU, September 26, 2013.