Agua Fria River at Buckeye Road - ID # 5403

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Page Last Updated: 29 November 2018


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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5403 0.26 feet 954.98 feet NAVD 1988 01/06/2016 -- Current
5403 1.26 feet 955.16 feet NAVD 1988 07/13/2004 -- 01/06/2016
5403 -1.20 feet 953.73 feet NAVD 1988 10/01/1999 -- 09/06/2003
5403 0.00 feet 953.73 feet NAVD 1988 06/12/1992 -- 09/30/1999
5403 0.00 feet 953.73 feet NAVD 1988 10/12/1988 -- 06/12/1992

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION On Buckeye Road east of Dysart Road
DRAINAGE AREA 2,404 mi2
STREAM TYPE Channelized Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Avondale, Arizona
WATERSHED White Tanks A / Lower ACDC
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S14 T1N R1W
LATITUDE N 33° 26' 06.3"  |  +33.43501
LONGITUDE W 112° 19' 55.8"  |  -112.33254
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 573231  | N 886088
USGS QUAD SHEET Tolleson 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 10/12/1988 - WY 1989
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 10/12/1988 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 29.97 Years | 10,946 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD 09/06/2003 - 07/13/2004
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.26 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 1
CREST STAGE GAGES 0
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 954.72 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.1 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 10,274 cfs | 3.74 feet | 09/08/2014
EXTREME OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD 44,200 cfs | 02/20/1980

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #3 - Applied since 07/13/2004
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
0.1 0 4.0 19,000
1.0 1,000 5.0 26,000
2.0 6,000 6.0 35,000
3.0 12,000 7.0 46,000

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 None 0 None
2017 0.50 129 03/02/2017
2016 0.63 284 08/02/2016
2015 None 0 None
2014 3.74 10,274 09/08/2014
2013 None 0 None
2012 None 0 None
2011 1.44 73 12/31/2010
2010 2.23 1,618 01/22/2010
2009 None 0 None
2008 1.86 684 07/11/2008
2007 None 0 None
2006 2.04 1,102 08/12/2006
2005 1.91 791 08/03/2005
2004 None 0 None
2003 0.60 2,677 02/14/2003
2002 0.22 1,477 07/15/2002
2001 0.15 1,288 10/28/2000
2000 -0.23 575 03/06/2000
1999 1.42 1,477 08/27/1999
1998 1.05 679 02/18/1998
1997 1.15 856 09/11/1997
1996 0.98 575 11/01/1995
1995 1.05 679 02/17/1995
1994 1.10 765 11/14/1993
1993 1.90 5,329 01/11/1993
1992 1.60 4,667 07/24/1992
1991 0.40 500 02/06/1991
1990 2.10 6,341 09/03/1990
1989 0.60 1,063 08/16/1989

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY (RUNOFF ≥250 CFS)

Date of
Peak
Time of
Peak
Runoff
Start
Runoff
End
Duration
(hours)
Peak
Stage
(feet GH)
Peak
Discharge
(CFS)
Water
Year
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09/08/2014 10:31 09/08/2014 05:49 09/10/2014 06:01 48.2 3.74 10,274 2014
08/20/2014 06:00 08/20/2014 04:08 08/23/2014 12:00 79.9 2.04 1,102 2014
09/13/2010 13:56 09/13/2010 13:17 09/13/2010 16:13 2.9 1.66 327 2010
01/22/2010 06:50 01/21/2010 23:52 01/27/2010 12:48 133 2.23 1,618 2010
07/11/2008 00:53 07/11/2008 00:04 07/11/2008 03:38 3.6 1.86 684 2008
08/12/2006 02:18 08/12/2006 02:09 08/12/2006 05:20 3.2 2.04 1,102 2006
08/03/2005 02:10 08/03/2005 01:47 08/03/2005 18:45 17.0 1.91 791 2005
08/15/2003 00:19 08/14/2003 23:59 08/15/2003 08:53 8.9 0.07 1,113 2003
02/14/2003 06:15 02/13/2003 20:20 02/16/2003 13:50 65.5 0.60 2,677 2003
09/07/2002 20:31 09/07/2002 20:23 09/08/2002 02:27 6.1 -0.50 328 2002
07/19/2002 00:24 07/19/2002 00:24 single report 0.0 -0.35 456 2002
07/15/2002 01:06 07/15/2002 01:02 07/15/2002 14:27 13.4 0.22 1,477 2002
01/27/2001 12:24 01/27/2001 11:39 01/28/2001 00:24 12.8 -0.38 433 2001
11/01/2000 10:28 10/31/2000 19:08 11/01/2000 21:28 26.3 -0.58 271 2001
10/30/2000 22:15 10/30/2000 21:20 10/31/2000 05:55 8.6 -0.48 348 2001
10/28/2000 04:04 10/28/2000 01:19 10/30/2000 01:40 48.4 0.15 1,288 2001
10/27/2000 19:04 10/27/2000 18:39 10/28/2000 00:24 5.8 -0.08 810 2001
10/25/2000 12:23 10/25/2000 08:38 10/26/2000 07:04 22.4 -0.55 289 2001
10/24/2000 02:19 10/23/2000 18:14 10/25/2000 01:29 31.3 -0.38 433 2001
10/10/2000 13:03 10/10/2000 12:18 10/10/2000 16:29 4.2 -0.38 433 2001
03/06/2000 06:44 03/06/2000 06:00 03/07/2000 04:50 22.8 -0.23 575 2000
08/27/1999 21:47 08/27/1999 21:22 08/28/1999 05:47 8.4 1.42 1,477 1999
07/15/1999 12:10 07/15/1999 12:00 07/15/1999 21:45 9.8 0.70 328 1999
03/30/1998 01:20 03/29/1998 19:19 04/01/1998 01:20 54.0 0.85 456 1998
02/24/1998 20:23 02/24/1998 18:34 02/27/1998 11:00 64.4 0.80 411 1998
02/18/1998 02:33 02/17/1998 17:19 02/19/1998 18:04 48.8 1.05 679 1998
02/16/1998 11:00 02/15/1998 18:56 02/17/1998 11:00 40.1 0.60 252 1998
02/15/1998 06:22 02/15/1998 06:10 02/15/1998 13:02 6.9 0.90 502 1998
02/09/1998 05:02 02/09/1998 04:18 02/09/1998 11:00 6.7 0.60 252 1998
02/04/1998 23:19 02/04/1998 22:53 02/05/1998 16:32 17.7 0.68 308 1998
09/11/1997 16:47 09/11/1997 16:27 09/11/1997 23:12 6.8 1.15 856 1997
09/11/1996 07:30 09/11/1996 07:21 09/11/1996 11:11 3.8 0.98 575 1996
11/02/1995 05:48 11/02/1995 00:31 11/02/1995 14:17 13.8 0.98 575 1996
09/28/1995 07:04 09/28/1995 06:54 09/28/1995 18:14 11.3 0.65 289 1995
02/17/1995 10:13 02/17/1995 10:13 02/18/1995 14:15 28.0 1.05 679 1995
09/03/1994 21:36 09/03/1994 20:14 09/04/1994 00:23 4.2 0.82 433 1994
03/07/1994 22:04 03/07/1994 21:42 03/08/1994 04:13 6.5 0.70 328 1994
11/14/1993 23:54 11/14/1993 20:15 11/16/1993 02:28 30.2 1.10 765 1994
10/07/1993 00:51 10/06/1993 23:45 10/07/1993 12:16 12.5 0.90 502 1994
03/29/1993 02:09 03/28/1993 23:22 03/29/1993 21:45 22.4 1.00 6009 1993
02/28/1993 06:51 02/28/1993 06:44 03/01/1993 13:23 30.7 0.90 502 1993
02/20/1993 23:32 02/20/1993 22:01 02/24/1993 23:54 97.9 1.80 2,677 1993
02/10/1993 03:11 02/09/1993 00:19 02/19/1993 05:54 246 1.90 3,072 1993
01/31/1993 00:23 01/30/1993 19:36 02/02/1993 08:21 60.8 0.60 252 1993
01/17/1993 01:17 01/11/1993 00:08 01/28/1993 08:48 417 1.80 5,329 1993
01/08/1993 07:48 01/07/1993 12:23 01/09/1993 12:37/ 48.2 1.50 4,340 1993
12/30/1992 12:30 12/30/1992 00:11 12/31/1992 18:01 41.8 0.60 1,063 1993
12/28/1992 07:42 12/28/1992 06:51 12/29/1992 03:11 20.3 0.80 1,816 1993
12/08/1992 08:13 12/08/1992 07:15 12/09/1992 04:09 20.9 1.10 3,061 1993
12/04/1992 20:47 12/04/1992 11:48 12/05/1992 05:15 17.5 0.80 1,816 1993
09/20/1992 12:50 09/20/1992 12:50 09/20/1992 15:34 2.8 0.30 293 1992
08/23/1992 21:18 08/23/1992 15:50 08/25/1992 13:07 45.3 1.00 2,750 1992
08/07/1992 05:01 08/07/1992 04:54 08/07/1992 06:11 1.3 0.30 293 1992
07/24/1992 08:10 07/24/1992 07:55 07/24/1992 15:27 7.5 1.60 4,667 1992
07/11/1992 05:48 07/11/1992 05:34 07/11/1992 08:58 3.4 0.40 500 1992
05/21/1992 12:43 05/21/1992 12:17 05/21/1992 14:38 2.4 0.70 1,417 1992
04/02/1992 05:45 04/02/1992 05:12 04/02/1992 08:32 3.3 0.50 758 1992
03/27/1992 12:32 03/27/1992 12:32 03/27/1992 14:14 1.7 0.30 293 1992
03/10/1992 21:51 03/10/1992 16:38 03/12/1992 01:02 32.4 0.70 1,417 1992
03/09/1992 11:41 03/09/1992 10:50 03/09/1992 17:05 32.4 0.70 1,417 1992
03/03/1992 05:12 03/03/1992 05:12 03/03/1992 07:12 2.0 0.30 293 1992
02/14/1992 21:41 02/14/1992 16:46 02/15/1992 19:50 27.1 0.40 500 1992
02/07/1992 23:13 02/07/1992 18:11 02/08/1992 09:18 15.1 1.10 3,061 1992
12/19/1991 20:27 12/19/1991 14:37 12/20/1991 05:40 15.1 0.60 1,063 1992
03/27/1991 15:58 03/27/1991 15:58 single report 0.0 0.30 293 1991
03/16/1991 08:17 03/16/1991 08:17 single report 0.0 0.30 293 1991
03/02/1991 06:15 03/02/1991 04:59 03/02/1991 15:47 10.8 0.40 500 1991
02/06/1991 09:09 02/06/1991 09:09 single report 0.0 0.40 500 1991
09/03/1990 22:20 09/03/1990 20:27 09/04/1990 16:40 20.2 2.10 6,341 1990
08/14/1990 18:45 08/14/1990 14:34 08/16/1990 10:12 43.6 0.90 2,261 1990
07/24/1990 07:32 07/24/1990 07:21 07/25/1990 09:23 26.0 0.70 1,417 1990
07/15/1990 10:10 07/15/1990 09:59 07/15/1990 15:19 5.3 0.60 1,063 1990
07/11/1990 00:20 07/11/1990 00:09 07/11/1990 03:55 3.8 0.70 1,417 1990
01/17/1990 23:52 01/17/1990 23:16 01/18/1990 02:40 3.4 0.40 500 1990
08/16/1989 04:48 08/16/1989 04:33 08/16/1989 08:30 4.0 0.60 1,063 1989

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Based on FEMA 1995 FIS
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***
10-year 50-year 100-year 500-year
22,000 69,000 95,000 184,000

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
0 - 10 On second pier from right (west) bank

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