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NOTE: Due to lack of funding this gage is scheduled to be discontinued on Dec. 1, 2009. For questions or comments please contact us through the "Questions about sites/data" link at the bottom of this page.
STATION.--13324300 LOOKINGGLASS CREEK NEAR LOOKING GLASS, OR
LOCATION.--Lat 45° 43'55", long 117° 51'50", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.19, T.3 N., R.40 E., Union County, Hydrologic Unit 17060104, on left bank at Oregon State Fish and Wildlife Service fish hatchery, 310 ft upstream from Jarboe Creek, 2.3 mi northwest of Looking Glass, and at mile 2.3. DRAINAGE AREA.--78.3 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 2,530 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. REMARKS.--Records include a diversion by the fish hatchery 0.3 mi upstream from station of up to 50 ft3/s that is returned through the fish ladder to the gage pool. EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,120 ft3/s Feb. 9, 1996, gage height, 7.41 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,000 ft3/s; minimum discharge, 25 ft3/s Oct. 11, 1983, result of regulation at fish hatchery upstream. NOTE: The most current shifted rating for this site can be found at USGS Rating Depot website.