Cave Creek near Spur Cross - ID # 4923

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
4923 2.64 feet 2,262.67 feet NAVD88 10/01/2017 -- Current
4923 2.37 feet Gage Height Datum 10/01/2006 -- 09/30/2017
4923 0.80 feet Gage Height Datum 01/01/2003 -- 09/30/2006
4923 1.23 feet Gage Height Datum 02/15/1995 -- 12/31/2002
4923 0.65 feet Gage Height Datum 06/24/1994 -- 02/15/1995
4923 0.35 feet Gage Height Datum 06/16/1993 -- 06/24/1994

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Near the Spur Cross Conservation Area
DRAINAGE AREA 72.9 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Cave Creek, Arizona
WATERSHED Cave Creek
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S04 T6N R4E
LATITUDE N 33° 53' 16.6"  |  +33.88793
LONGITUDE W 111° 57' 12.8"  |  -111.95355
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 688805  | N 1050604
USGS QUAD SHEET Cave Creek 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 06/16/1993 - WY 1993
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 06/16/1993 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 06/01/2019) 25.96 Years | 9,481 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Non-submersible Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 2.64 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 2
CREST STAGE GAGES 2
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 2,260.026 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 2.3 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 14,000 cfs | 16.40 feet | 09/03/2005

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #9 - Applied since 09/03/2005
Discharge
(cfs)
Elevation
Feet
Gage Height
Elevation
Feet
NAVD88
0 0.00 2,260.03
6 3.00 2,263.03
100 4.12 2,264.15
500 5.57 2,265.60
1,000 6.55 2,266.58
5,000 11.03 2,271.06
10,000 14.35 2,274.38
20,000 19.08 2,279.11

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 4.52 178 07/30/2018
2017 7.78 1,827 01/21/2017
2016 5.27 388 01/07/2016
2015 4.50 174 05/04/2015
2014 16.30 9,240 08/19/2014
2013 5.12 338 01/26/2013
2012 4.50 172 12/15/2011
2011 5.87 631 12/30/2010
2010 16.19 13,600 01/21/2010
2009 6.72 1,114 02/09/2009
2008 12.25 6,626 12/01/2007
2007 9.62 3,424 07/31/2007
2006 11.18 5,180 07/30/2006
2005 16.40 14,000 09/03/2005
2004 3.65 70 03/05/2004
2003 5.18 402 02/26/2003
2002 4.26 166 09/10/2002
2001 5.83 635 10/24/2000
2000 2.43 0 03/29/2000
1999 7.51 1,499 07/15/1999
1998 6.01 711 03/28/1998
1997 5.33 450 09/11/1997
1996 3.98 113 09/11/1996
1995 11.15 4,448 01/05/1995
1994 5.15 455 11/15/1993
1993 6.85 1,202 09/13/1993

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY (RUNOFF ≥100 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
               
03/13/2019 09:39 03/13/2019 03:05 03/17/2019 00:00 92.9 6.12 756 2019
02/27/2019 20:35 02/21/2019 13:20 03/03/2019 12:00 239 4.71 222 2019
02/26/2019 20:05 02/21/2019 13:20 03/03/2019 12:00 239 4.92 278 2019
02/25/2019 21:24 02/21/2019 13:20 03/03/2019 12:00 239 4.86 220 2019
02/15/2019 01:30 02/15/2019 00:15 02/17/2019 12:00 59.8 5.52 481 2019
02/06/2019 03:24 02/03/2019 06:00 02/08/2019 18:00 132 7.77 1,822 2019
10/24/2018 02:14 10/24/2018 02:05 10/27/2018 12:00 81.9 4.24 120 2019
10/07/2018 09:45 10/07/2018 03:50 10/12/2018 00:00 116 4.96 289 2019
10/02/2018 19:09 10/02/2018 09:00 10/05/2018 00:40 63.0 5.17 353 2019
07/31/2018 01:50 07/31/2018 01:45 07/31/2018 17:49 16.1 3.99 81 2018
07/30/2018 20:40 07/30/2018 19:15 07/31/2018 00:45 5.5 4.52 178 2018
07/14/2018 16:20 07/14/2018 16:10 07/14/2018 22:34 6.4 4.30 132 2018
07/11/2018 19:30 07/11/2018 19:10 07/11/2018 21:45 2.6 3.22 13 2018
06/16/2018 15:25 06/16/2018 15:10 06/16/2018 18:30 3.1 4.42 155 2018
02/28/2017 09:10 02/28/2017 05:40 03/01/2017 04:20 22.7 7.63 1,720 2017
02/19/2017 13:10 02/18/2017 23:15 02/21/2017 23:20 72.1 4.90 272 2017
01/21/2017 03:55 01/20/2017 14:50 01/23/2017 00:00 57.2 7.78 1,827 2017
01/07/2016 17:41 01/07/2016 12:31 01/13/2016 07:21 139 5.27 388 2016
01/06/2016 19:21 01/06/2016 00:16 01/07/2016 07:16 31.0 4.20 112 2016
10/20/2015 05:20 10/20/2015 04:35 10/21/2015 07:10 26.6 4.44 161 2016
10/18/2015 19:30 10/18/2015 19:20 10/19/2015 07:10 11.8 4.20 112 2016
08/31/2015 23:18 08/31/2015 23:00 09/01/2015 05:33 6.6 4.04 67 2015
07/03/2015 21:28 07/03/2015 21:08 07/04/2015 00:53 3.8 3.30 17 2015
05/04/2015 03:06 05/04/2015 02:41 05/04/2015 11:36 8.9 4.50 174 2015
09/27/2014 19:55 09/27/2014 15:10 09/29/2014 20:55 53.4 3.67 43 2014
09/08/2014 07:00 09/08/2014 03:30 09/12/2014 20:54 113 6.57 1,014 2014
08/20/2014 11:59 08/20/2014 09:44 08/27/2014 08:54 167 4.24 121 2014
08/19/2014 11:39 08/19/2014 07:54 08/19/2014 19:24 11.5 16.30 9,240 2014
08/12/2014 18:34 08/12/2014 18:24 08/12/2014 22:14 3.8 4.72 225 2014
07/27/2014 00:19 07/26/2014 23:05 07/27/2014 09:05 10.0 3.70 46 2014
07/15/2014 09:54 07/15/2014 09:44 07/15/2014 14:15 4.5 4.70 219 2014
03/02/2014 06:34 03/01/2014 13:04 03/04/2014 04:04 63.0 4.37 145 2014
01/26/2013 23:24 01/26/2013 07:17 01/31/2013 19:17 132 5.12 338 2013
12/14/2012 06:30 12/14/2012 03:50 12/14/2012 11:25 7.6 4.22 117 2013
08/23/2012 03:55 08/23/2012 02:45 08/23/2012 08:00 5.3 4.10 96 2012
07/21/2012 18:29 07/21/2012 18:29 07/21/2012 22:17 3.8 3.20 13 2012
12/15/2011 11:45 12/15/2011 09:05 12/18/2011 22:40 85.6 4.50 172 2012
12/14/2011 16:50 12/14/2011 14:00 12/15/2011 02:01 12.0 3.87 65 2012
09/11/2011 03:43 09/11/2011 02:10 09/11/2011 23:15 21.1 3.82 59 2011
02/19/2011 23:48 02/19/2011 16:33 02/27/2011 04:33 180 4.92 278 2011
12/30/2010 07:39 12/29/2010 18:39 01/04/2011 22:33 148 5.87 631 2011
12/23/2010 09:33 12/22/2010 13:55 12/27/2010 22:33 129 4.44 161 2011
08/17/2010 23:39 08/17/2010 20:14 08/21/2010 17:06 92.9 4.40 151 2010
07/24/2010 02:50 07/24/2010 00:20 07/30/2010 01:57 146 4.70 216 2010
03/08/2010 03:30 02/21/2010 05:40 04/30/2010 14:18 1,640 6.10 742 2010
02/28/2010 10:48 02/21/2010 05:40 04/30/2010 14:18 1,640 4.82 251 2010
02/22/2010 18:31 02/21/2010 05:40 04/30/2010 14:18 1,640 5.39 430 2010
01/21/2010 21:00 01/19/2010 09:58 02/17/2010 02:18 688 16.19 13,557 2010
12/08/2009 02:39 12/07/2009 23:54 12/10/2009 01:23 49.5 4.82 251 2010
09/08/2009 23:09 09/08/2009 23:04 09/09/2009 13:07 14.1 4.67 213 2009
02/09/2009 23:26 02/09/2009 19:21 02/10/2009 20:46 25.4 6.72 1,114 2009
12/26/2008 03:19 12/25/2008 23:59 12/27/2008 02:39 26.7 6.07 731 2009
08/25/2008 21:45 08/25/2008 21:15 08/26/2008 09:07 11.9 5.15 347 2008
07/14/2008 15:30 07/14/2008 13:20 07/16/2008 19:23 54.1 5.35 416 2008
02/04/2008 14:50 02/04/2008 12:26 02/06/2008 15:10 50.7 4.62 202 2008
01/27/2008 18:18 01/27/2008 11:38 02/01/2008 21:10 130 11.98 6,238 2008
01/07/2008 13:49 01/07/2008 09:59 01/08/2008 21:09 35.2 7.55 1,664 2008
12/10/2007 17:45 12/10/2007 16:18 12/12/2007 20:17 52.0 5.50 472 2008
12/08/2007 09:36 12/07/2007 22:05 12/09/2007 14:44 40.7 9.15 2,962 2008
12/01/2007 09:36 11/30/2007 19:21 12/03/2007 02:42 55.4 12.25 6,626 2008
09/22/2007 21:00 09/22/2007 17:16 09/23/2007 06:33 13.3 5.30 398 2007
09/01/2007 19:45 09/01/2007 19:30 09/02/2007 04:18 8.8 5.80 599 2007
07/31/2007 19:37 07/31/2007 18:32 08/01/2007 08:07 13.6 9.62 3,424 2007
10/14/2006 10:20 10/14/2006 07:50 10/16/2006 20:23 60.6 7.65 1,734 2007
09/09/2006 10:54 09/09/2006 09:04 09/11/2006 09:11 48.1 8.68 2,535 2006
09/07/2006 22:44 09/07/2006 22:34 09/08/2006 14:17 15.7 5.30 398 2006
09/03/2006 23:24 09/03/2006 21:24 09/04/2006 20:17 22.9 9.48 3,274 2006
08/24/2006 12:40 08/24/2006 11:55 08/25/2006 15:08 27.2 8.82 2,666 2006
08/22/2006 20:25 08/22/2006 19:10 08/23/2006 21:35 26.4 5.10 331 2006
08/10/2006 17:25 08/10/2006 17:10 08/12/2006 02:40 33.5 8.12 2,085 2006
08/08/2006 18:50 08/08/2006 17:35 08/09/2006 06:15 12.7 6.28 838 2006
07/30/2006 02:10 07/30/2006 00:55 08/01/2006 20:40 67.8 11.18 5,180 2006
11/11/2005 13:03 11/11/2005 09:58 11/13/2005 23:23 61.4 5.43 443 2006
09/03/2005 19:00 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   16.40 14,000 2005
08/11/2005 15:44 08/11/2005 15:44 08/12/2005 13:28 21.7 5.62 553 2005
08/09/2005 19:54 08/09/2005 18:49 08/10/2005 20:32 25.7 4.80 291 2005
07/31/2005 21:01 07/31/2005 21:01 08/02/2005 14:34 41.6 5.20 409 2005
02/23/2005 00:40 02/22/2005 23:40 02/24/2005 18:11 42.5 3.97 119 2005
02/19/2005 06:35 02/18/2005 03:17 02/21/2005 18:17 87.0 6.25 815 2005
02/12/2005 03:16 02/11/2005 11:08 02/16/2005 18:17 127 9.15 2,741 2005
01/27/2005 06:29 01/27/2005 02:09 01/29/2005 15:15 61.1 5.88 654 2005
12/29/2004 16:00 12/29/2004 13:20 12/31/2004 20:53 55.6 6.65 1,008 2005
02/26/2003 15:43 02/26/2003 06:28 02/28/2003 18:04 59.6 5.18 402 2003
02/14/2003 07:43 02/14/2003 07:03 02/15/2003 06:03 23.0 3.90 106 2003
09/10/2002 16:44 09/10/2002 09:21 09/10/2002 17:14 7.9 4.26 166 2002
08/14/2002 22:15 08/14/2002 19:42 08/15/2002 18:17 22.6 4.91 322 2002
03/07/2001 21:36 03/07/2001 19:10 03/09/2001 22:11 51.0 4.36 185 2001
10/31/2000 04:10 10/31/2000 02:31 10/31/2000 18:59 16.5 3.88 103 2001
10/28/2000 01:20 10/27/2000 22:09 10/29/2000 19:10 45.0 4.33 180 2001
10/24/2000 10:45 10/24/2000 07:09 10/26/2000 04:09 45.0 5.83 635 2001
10/22/2000 13:29 10/22/2000 03:35 10/23/2000 19:09 39.6 5.58 537 2001
07/22/1999 22:56 07/22/1999 19:16 07/25/1999 07:27 60.2 5.13 388 1999
07/15/1999 08:51 07/15/1999 06:11 07/17/1999 07:26 49.3 7.510 1,499 1999
07/11/1999 18:22 07/11/1999 14:37 07/11/1999 23:17 8.7 6.26 818 1999
08/15/1998 19:44 08/15/1998 19:34 08/16/1998 03:31 8.0 4.23 161 1998
03/28/1998 21:26 03/26/1998 01:02 04/01/1998 12:02 155 6.01 711 1998
02/24/1998 21:13 02/24/1998 14:58 03/01/1998 09:10 114 5.13 388 1998
02/15/1998 07:06 02/15/1998 01:33 02/17/1998 10:22 56.8 5.36 458 1998
02/09/1998 20:38 02/09/1998 02:13 02/12/1998 22:22 92.2 4.61 240 1998
02/04/1998 18:35 02/03/1998 22:22 02/07/1998 10:22 84.0 4.66 252 1998
09/11/1997 15:44 09/11/1997 15:30 09/12/1997 21:07 29.6 5.33 450 1997
02/28/1997 09:25 02/27/1997 18:16 03/04/1997 12:41 114 4.88 314 1997
01/27/1997 01:07 01/26/1997 17:55 01/29/1997 21:55 76.0 3.88 103 1997
01/14/1997 04:29 01/13/1997 04:03 01/18/1997 08:41 125 4.98 345 1997
09/11/1996 22:05 09/10/1996 12:18 09/12/1996 13:36 49.3 3.98 113 1996
09/28/1995 05:38 09/28/1995 03:08 09/29/1995 05:07 26.0 6.30 927 1995
03/12/1995 07:04 03/11/1995 12:29 03/15/1995 13:52 97.4 6.13 846 1995
03/06/1995 06:44 03/05/1995 22:49 03/09/1995 16:54 90.1 8.56 2,264 1995
02/15/1995 02:19 02/14/1995 22:40 02/19/1995 12:52 110 10.52 3,861 1995
01/31/1995 13:19 01/31/1995 12:52 02/01/1995 06:52 18.0 4.10 162 1995
01/26/1995 08:15 01/26/1995 04:18 01/29/1995 03:04 70.8 9.05 2,629 1995
01/05/1995 04:28 01/04/1995 20:47 01/07/1995 09:53 61.1 11.15 4,448 1995
02/08/1994 14:59 02/08/1994 14:49 02/09/1994 08:29 17.7 4.05 152 1994
11/15/1993 05:09 11/14/1993 22:04 11/16/1993 02:19 28.3 5.15 455 1994
10/07/1993 05:31 10/06/1993 15:16 10/07/1993 23:46 32.5 4.40 327 1994
09/15/1993 13:26 09/15/1993 08:56 09/16/1993 04:11 19.3 3.80 104 1993
09/14/1993 13:51 09/14/1993 07:46 09/15/1993 00:26 29.3 3.80 104 1993
09/12/1993 23:46 09/12/1993 22:31 09/14/1993 03:51 29.3 6.50 1,202 1993
08/31/1993 15:46 08/31/1993 15:46 09/01/1993 00:11 8.4 5.30 640 1993

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Based on HECWRC implementation of Bulletin 17B, n=38, through Water Year 2018
Magnitude and Probability of Instantaneous Peak Flow  |  Discharge, in cfs, for indicated Recurrence Interval
***NOTE: Flood Flow Frequency data are for information only and should not be considered valid for regulation***
2-year 5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
826 3,110 6,160 10,800 20,100 30,400

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
0 - 16 On left bank at level sensor location

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 (lower) 4.81 Located on left bank, maintained by USGS
2 (upper) 8.87 Located on left bank, maintained by USGS

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