Salt River at 51st Avenue - ID # 4753

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Page Last Updated: 05 March 2019


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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
4753 1.90 feet 988.79 feet NAVD88 10/01/2018 -- Current
4753 1.60 feet 1,051.60 feet NGVD 1929 04/27/2011 -- 09/30/2018

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located at the 51st Avenue crossing of the Salt River
DRAINAGE AREA 13,425 mi 2
STREAM TYPE Channelized Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Phoenix, Arizona
WATERSHED Lower ACDC
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S29 T1N R2E
LATITUDE N 33° 24' 15.7"  |  +33.40435
LONGITUDE W 112° 10' 07.4"  |  -112.16871
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 623086  | N 874737
USGS QUAD SHEET Fowler 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 04/27/2011 - WY 2011
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 04/27/2011 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 7.43 Years | 2,714 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Gas Purge Non Submersible Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 1.90 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 2
CREST STAGE GAGES 3
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 986.887 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 1.5 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 10.50 FEET | 11,376 CFS | 03/01/2017

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #1 - Applied since April 27, 2011
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
0.00 0 10.00 9,729
2.00 8 12.00 17,773
4.00 407 14.00 29,841
6.00 1,745 16.00 46,749
8.00 4,756 18.00 69,461

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 3.10 163 08/02/2018
2017 10.50 11,376 03/01/2017
2016 None 0 None
2015 None 0 None
2014 5.62 1,380 09/08/2014
2013 None 0 None
2012 None 0 None
2011 (partial) None 0 None

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY (≥ 250 CFS)

Date of
Peak
Time of
Peak
Runoff
Start
Runoff
End
Duration
(hours)
Peak
Stage
(feet GH)
Peak
Discharge
(CFS)
Water
Year
View a Plot of These Data
               
08/12/2018 14:23 08/02/2018 14:23 08/02/2018 15:15 0.9 3.10 163 2018
03/01/2017 23:50 03/01/2017 11:26 03/16/2017 12:00 361 10.50 11,376 2017
09/08/2014 16:08 09/08/2014 05:32 09/09/2014 08:45 27.2 5.62 1,380 2014

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
2-sections, Staff Plates
1.50 - 13.60 Located on pier with transducer
Displays in Gage Height
NOTE: Not readable from any bank
Painted staff Gage
0 - 12 Painted on pier, viewable from south bank
Zero GH on painted staff gage equals 2.50 feet GH on staff plates

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 7.54 Lower CSG on instrumentation pier 1
2 12.41 Middle CSG on instrumentation pier 1
3 17.02 Upper CSG on instrumentation pier 1

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