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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
15514000 CHENA RIVER AT FAIRBANKS, AK
LOCATION - Lat 64°50'45", long 147°42'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.11, T.1 S., R.1 W., Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19040506, (Fairbanks D-2 quad), on right bank 100 ft downstream from Steese Highway Bridge, 800 ft upstream from Wendell Street bridge, 0.3 mi upstream from Noyes Slough, 11 mi upstream from mouth, and 11 mi downstream from Chena Slough.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,995 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1947 to September 1948 (no winter records), October 1948 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and supplementary gage. Datum of gage is 428.02 ft NAVD88. Supplementary gage, Chena River at Lathrop Street (15514003), 1.6 mi downstream on left bank, used during winter period. See WSP 1936 and 2136 for history of changes prior to April 27, 1968.
REMARKS - Regulation during high-flow periods began July 9, 1981 at Moose Creek Dam 31.8 mi upstream. GOES satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Outstanding floods occurred in early May 1905 and 1911, late August 1930, and May 11-14, 1937. See WDR AK-90-1 for more information.