Box Wash - ID # 5273

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5273 0.20 feet 2,256.3515 -- Current
5273 1.10 feet 2,256.10 feet NAVD 1988 03/12/2003 -- 07/21/2015

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located about 3 miles northwest of Vulture Mine
DRAINAGE AREA 5.9 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Maricopa County, Arizona
WATERSHED Lower Hassayampa
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S20 T6N R5W
LATITUDE N 33° 50' 57.4"  |  +33.84927
LONGITUDE W 112° 47' 56.8"  |  -112.79911
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 432083  | N 1037691
USGS QUAD SHEET Vulture Mine 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 03/11/2003 - WY 2003
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 03/11/2003 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 15.56 Years | 5,683 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.20 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 2,256.149 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW -0.3 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 4,160 cfs | 5.65 feet | 07/18/2015

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TRAVEL TIMES

Estimated Time for Runoff to reach Whispering Ranch Road,
about 3.5 miles downstream
Discharge (cfs) Gage Height (feet) Time (minutes)
500 2.41 49
1,000 3.09 37
2,500 4.55 27

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #2 - Applied since 07/18/2015
Elevation
feet
Gage Height
Elevation
feet
NAVD88
Discharge
(cfs)
0.00 2,256.15 0
0.65 2,256.80 100
1.21 2,257.36 300
1.61 2,257.76 500
2.29 2,258.44 1,000
2.86 2,259.01 1,500
3.33 2,259.48 2,000
3.75 2,259.90 2,500
4.12 2,260.27 3,000
4.77 2,260.92 4,000
5.24 2,261.39 5,000

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 3.52 2,220 07/30/2018
2017 None 0 None
2016 1.76 585 10/21/2015
2015 5.65 4,160 07/18/2015
2014 2.90 839 08/19/2014
2013 1.40 17 07/20/2013
2012 2.02 307 08/23/2012
2011 None 0 None
2010 1.77 203 01/21/2010
2009 1.52 120 08/22/2009
2008 1.58 134 08/25/2008
2007 1.25 0 07/28/2007
2006 None 0 None
2005 1.65 159 02/12/2005
2004 None 0 None
2003 None 0 None

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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
               
08/23/2018 20:09 08/23/2018 20:09 08/23/2018 20:44 0.6 1.05 234 2018
08/17/2018 14:42 08/17/2018 14:39 08/17/2018 15:45 1.1 1.30 341 2018
07/30/2018 21:04 07/30/2018 20:53 07/30/2018 22:29 1.6 3.52 2,220 2018
07/14/2018 15:46 07/14/2018 15:26 07/14/2018 16:31 1.1 2.30 1,008 2018
07/12/2018 17:22 07/12/2018 17:19 07/12/2018 18:04 0.8 1.15 274 2018
07/31/2016 21:43 07/31/2016 21:40 07/31/2016 22:18 0.6 1.47 425 2016
10/21/2015 17:57 10/21/2015 17:48 10/21/2015 18:27 0.7 1.76 585 2016
07/18/2015 18:33 07/18/2015 17:35 07/19/2015 00:17 6.7 5.65 4,160 2015
09/09/2014 00:05 09/08/2014 23:41 09/09/2014 01:35 1.9 2.38 481 2014
08/19/2014 09:29 08/19/2014 09:15 08/19/2014 10:23 1.1 2.90 839 2014
08/12/2014 21:29 08/12/2014 20:05 08/12/2014 22:22 2.3 1.58 134 2014
07/13/2014 23:42 07/13/2014 23:40 07/15/2014 03:17 27.6 1.68 168 2014
07/06/2014 16:24 07/06/2014 16:15 07/06/2014 17:17 1.0 1.70 177 2014
07/20/2013 00:04 07/20/2013 00:03 07/20/2013 00:18 0.3 1.40 17 2013
08/23/2012 01:58 08/23/2012 01:05 08/23/2012 03:11 2.1 2.02 307 2012
01/21/2010 19:28 01/21/2010 14:25 01/21/2010 23:44 9.3 1.77 203 2010
08/22/2009 09:45 08/22/2009 09:43 08/22/2009 10:28 0.8 1.52 120 2009
11/27/2008 01:55 11/27/2008 01:55 11/27/2008 02:40 0.8 1.48 106 2009
08/25/2008 21:26 08/25/2008 21:24 08/25/2008 21:50 0.4 1.58 134 2008
07/20/2008 04:49 07/20/2008 04:36 07/20/2008 05:48 1.2 1.43 42 2008
02/12/2005 06:28 02/12/2005 06:14 02/12/2005 08:35 2.4 1.65 159 2005

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
HEC-WRC Analysis, Bulletin 17B, N=15

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
51 673 2,280 5,830 15,700 29,100

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 -0.10 Located on left bank near transducer

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