Cave Creek - ID # 4893

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
4893 0.25 feet 1,989.45 feet NAVD88 06/16/2010 -- Current
4893 0.00 feet 1,989.89 feet NAVD88 09/11/2008 -- 06/16/2010
4889 0.00 feet 1,989.89 feet NAVD88 05/03/2006 -- 09/11/2008
4893 0.00 feet 1,988.89 feet NAVD88 05/28/2003 -- 05/03/2006

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active Streamgage Location
LOCATION In Cave Creek near Rancho Manana
DRAINAGE AREA 115.8 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Cave Creek, Arizona
WATERSHED Cave Creek
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S29 T6N R4E
LATITUDE N 33° 49' 48.9"  |  +33.83024
LONGITUDE W 111° 58' 04.0"  |  -111.96778
ARIZONA STATE PLANE N 1029539  | E 684512
USGS QUAD SHEET Cave Creek 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 05/28/2003 - WY 2002
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 05/28/2003 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 15.35 Years | 5,605 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.25 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,989.199 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.00 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 17,190 cfs | 12.75 feet | 08/19/2014

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #2 (as of 10/01/2014) (with a rating shift applied since 10/01/2013)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
0.0 0 6.52 3,000
2.81 200 7.57 5,000
3.69 400 8.39 7,000
4.36 600 9.38 10,000
5.17 1,000 10.00 12,000
6.10 2,200 13.15 18,000

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 5.82 1,782 08/23/2018
2017 6.05 2,138 02/28/2017
2016 2.79 196 08/02/2016
2015 4.05 501 05/04/2015
2014 12.75 17,190 08/19/2014
2013 3.95 1,399 07/21/2013
2012 5.80 3,448 08/23/2012
2011 3.30 876 10/05/2010
2010 12.10 15,900 01/21/2010
2009 3.85 1,311 02/10/2009
2008 5.97 3,672 12/01/2007
2007 5.44 3,000 07/31/2007
2006 5.88 3,552 07/30/2006
2005 9.70 11,400 09/03/2005
2004 3.09 726 10/10/2003
2003 2.99 661 08/14/2003

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY

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
               
08/24/2018 20:06 08/24/2018 19:52 08/24/2018 23:33 3.7 4.00 486 2018
08/23/2018 17:40 08/23/2018 17:32 08/24/2018 04:31 11.0 5.82 1,782 2018
07/30/2018 20:23 07/30/2018 20:18 07/30/2018 20:23 0.1 2.20 90 2018
07/11/2018 20:08 07/11/2018 20:08 07/12/2018 00:36 4.5 2.05 56 2018
06/16/2018 16:02 06/16/2018 15:48 06/17/2018 03:49 12.0 4.79 754 2018
02/28/2017 10:16 02/28/2017 03:13 03/02/2017 06:00 50.8 6.05 2,138 2017
01/21/2017 05:23 01/20/2017 20:17 01/22/2017 04:48 32.5 5.17 998 2017
08/05/2016 10:12 08/05/2016 09:42 08/05/2016 23:48 14.1 2.59 162 2016
08/03/2016 15:42 08/03/2016 15:37 08/03/2016 22:32 6.9 1.91 39 2016
08/02/2016 17:05 08/02/2016 16:33 08/02/2016 23:20 6.8 2.79 196 2016
05/04/2015 03:34 05/04/2015 03:09 05/04/2015 08:06 5.0 4.05 501 2015
03/20/2015 13:42 03/20/2015 11:04 03/20/2015 15:49 4.8 2.10 66 2015
09/28/2014 04:23 09/28/2014 03:51 09/30/2014 03:51 48.0 3.50 354 2014
09/08/2014 04:20 09/08/2014 03:14 09/13/2014 09:51 127 6.50 2,950 2014
08/19/2014 12:27 08/19/2014 07:04 09/02/2014 08:34 338 12.75 17,190 2014
08/12/2014 18:51 08/12/2014 18:35 08/13/2014 15:50 21.3 4.70 2,079 2014
08/02/2014 18:06 08/02/2014 17:03 08/02/2014 21:15 4.2 1.90 164 2014
07/27/2014 00:33 07/27/2014 00:16 07/27/2014 06:06 5.8 2.55 374 2014
03/03/2014 14:55 03/01/2014 14:41 03/03/2014 15:24 48.7 2.42 335 2014
09/09/2013 12:42 09/09/2013 11:21 09/09/2013 16:21 5.0 3.45 992 2013
07/21/2013 12:35 07/21/2013 11:23 07/21/2013 17:46 6.4 3.95 1,399 2013
01/27/2013 02:11 01/26/2013 19:49 02/01/2013 00:23 125 2.25 256 2013
12/14/2012 05:30 12/14/2012 02:16 12/14/2012 10:15 8.0 2.75 512 2013
09/11/2012 00:43 09/11/2012 00:33 09/11/2012 08:38 8.1 3.60 1,106 2012
08/23/2012 03:28 08/23/2012 02:40 08/23/2012 09:32 6.9 5.80 3,448 2012
07/21/2012 19:37 07/21/2012 19:14 07/21/2012 23:18 4.1 2.50 373 2012
11/07/2011 14:31 11/07/2011 13:01 11/07/2011 16:26 3.4 1.80 50 2012
12/30/2010 07:48 12/29/2010 18:08 12/30/2010 20:35 26.5 1.85 58 2011
10/05/2010 14:38 10/05/2010 13:52 10/06/2010 03:38 13.8 3.30 876 2011
08/17/2010 22:25 08/17/2010 22:19 08/18/2010 21:20 23.0 2.40 323 2010
01/21/2010   Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   12.10 15,900 2010
02/10/2009 00:13 02/09/2009 21:00 02/12/2009 00:13 51.2 3.85 1,311 2009
12/26/2008 04:10 12/26/2008 01:24 12/27/2008 06:13 28.8 3.47 1,011 2009
08/26/2008 12:13 08/26/2008 12:00 08/27/2008 07:24 19.4 1.82 53 2008
08/25/2008 22:08 08/25/2008 21:18 08/25/2008 22:32 1.2 2.57 410 2008
08/15/2008 21:38 08/15/2008 21:14 08/16/2008 04:30 7.3 1.88 64 2008
07/14/2008 17:46 07/14/2008 15:45 07/17/2008 08:46 65.0 1.64 30 2008
01/27/2008 16:10 01/27/2008 12:36 01/28/2008 04:00 15.4 5.12 2,605 2008
01/07/2008 14:35 01/07/2008 11:49 01/11/2008 14:33 98.7 3.43 976 2008
12/08/2007 05:16 12/07/2007 23:58 12/14/2007 02:34 147 3.66 1,153 2008
12/01/2007 16:10 11/30/2007 18:24 12/01/2007 20:08 25.7 5.97 3,672 2008
09/22/2007 22:03 09/22/2007 21:05 09/23/2007 01:10 4.1 2.50 373 2007
09/01/2007 22:37 09/01/2007 20:45 09/02/2007 00:36 3.9 2.87 587 2007
07/31/2007 19:43 07/31/2007 19:11 Data Unavailable   5.44 3,000 2007
10/14/2006 11:02 10/14/2006 08:51 Data Unavailable   2.96 643 2007
09/09/2006 10:45 09/09/2006 09:37 09/09/2006 18:58 9.4 4.74 2,177 2006
09/03/2006 22:59 09/03/2006 22:50 09/04/2006 09:02 10.2 3.21 807 2006
08/24/2006 13:28 08/24/2006 13:15 08/24/2006 20:20 7.1 3.89 1,346 2006
08/10/2006 18:31 08/10/2006 18:18 08/11/2006 00:50 6.5 3.36 922 2006
07/30/2006 02:48 07/30/2006 02:13 07/30/2006 07:02 4.8 5.88 3,552 2006
11/11/2005 12:56 11/11/2005 12:54 11/14/2005 17:39 76.6 2.22 246 2006
10/18/2005 04:09 10/18/2005 01:12 10/21/2005 09:39 80.5 2.12 209 2006
09/03/2005   Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   9.70 11,400 2005
08/11/2005 17:07 08/11/2005 17:00 08/11/2005 18:12 1.2 1.83 55 2005
08/09/2005 21:09 08/09/2005 21:02 08/09/2005 23:57 2.9 1.84 56 2005
08/09/2005 16:34 08/09/2005 15:51 08/09/2005 19:57 4.1 2.84 567 2005
08/02/2005 21:44 08/02/2005 21:13 08/02/2005 23:59 2.8 2.68 471 2005
02/22/2005 18:52 02/22/2005 18:00 02/23/2005 00:00 6.0 2.42 333 2005
02/22/2005 07:52 02/21/2005 18:00 02/22/2005 16:00 22.0 2.94 630 2005
02/20/2005 00:36 02/19/2005 23:55 02/20/2005 05:41 5.8 2.36 305 2005
02/19/2005 07:13 02/19/2005 04:00 02/19/2005 08:06 4.1 2.86 580 2005
02/12/2005   Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   4.76 2,199 2005
02/12/2005 19:30 02/11/2005 14:05 02/12/2005 03:47 13.6 4.29 1,715 2005
01/27/2005 07:41 01/27/2005 06:53 01/28/2005 23:58 17.1 2.63 443 2005
01/27/2005 03:28 01/27/2005 02:11 01/27/2005 05:31 3.2 2.14 214 2005
01/05/2005 14:55 01/04/2005 12:30 01/07/2005 01:20 60.8 3.22 815 2005
01/03/2005 22:47 01/03/2005 22:18 01/04/2005 11:59 13.6 3.41 961 2005
12/29/2004 15:57 12/29/2004 13:08 12/31/2004 15:59 50.9 3.60 1,106 2005
09/19/2004 15:05 09/19/2004 12:30 09/19/2004 23:52 11.4 1.64 30 2004
08/15/2004 17:52 08/15/2004 16:27 08/15/2004 19:06 2.6 1.67 33 2004
04/02/2004 14:44 04/02/2004 06:26 04/03/2004 01:58 19.5 1.99 88 2004
03/05/2004 05:33 03/05/2004 01:22 03/05/2004 10:29 9.1 2.39 318 2004
11/13/2003 00:01 11/12/2003 12:59 11/14/2003 18:06 53.1 2.27 265 2004
10/10/2003 09:57 10/10/2003 08:00 10/11/2003 06:09 22.2 3.09 726 2004
09/04/2003 19:36 09/04/2003 19:33 09/05/2003 09:34 14.0 1.41 12 2003
08/14/2003 20:54 08/14/2003 19:44 08/15/2003 06:00 10.3 2.99 661 2003
07/28/2003 02:12 07/28/2003 01:03 07/28/2003 07:07 6.1 2.32 286 2003

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Based on HECWRC implementation of Bulletin 17B, n=16, Period of Record 2003 - 2018
Magnitude and Probability of Instantaneous Peak Flow  |  Discharge, in cfs, for indicated Recurrence Interval
***NOTE: Because of the limited data record, Flood Flow Frequency data are for information only and should not be considered valid for regulation***
Please consult the appropriate regulatory agency or consult with a qualified private consultant for further analysis.
2-year 5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
2,000 5,850 10,300 16,400 27,900 39,700
Flood Flow Frequency
Based on 2001 Flood Insurance Study
(below confluence with Galloway Wash)
Magnitude and Probability of Instantaneous Peak Flow  |  Discharge, in cfs, for indicated Recurrence Interval
100-year
24,700

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 1.97 Located on left bank about 30 feet upstream of road crossing

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