Ford Canyon Wash - ID # 5428

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Page Last Updated: 10 December 2018


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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5428 0.72 feet 1,110.72 feet NAVD 1988 03/14/2002 -- Current

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located in the north part of White Tanks Regional Park
DRAINAGE AREA 4.3 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Maricopa County, Arizona
WATERSHED White Tanks B
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S18 T3N R2W
LATITUDE N 33° 35' 47.3"  |  +33.59648
LONGITUDE W 112° 29' 57.3"  |  -112.49925
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 522575  | N 945100
USGS QUAD SHEET Waddell 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 02/05/2002 - WY 2002
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 02/05/2002 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 16.65 Years | 6,082 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.72 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,468.00 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW -0.3 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 1,682 cfs | 4.37 feet | 09/08/2014

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TRAVEL TIMES

Estimated Time to McMicken Dam, about 1.2 miles downstream
Discharge (cfs) Gage Height (feet) Time (minutes)
100 1.54 34
500 2.80 19
1,000 3.63 14
1,500 4.15 12

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #1 - Applied since 02/05/2002
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
0.00 0 2.56 400
1.22 50 2.80 500
1.54 100 3.34 800
1.97 200 3.63 1,000
2.29 300 4.15 1,500

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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 None 0 None
2016 None 0 None
2015 None 0 None
2014 4.37 1,682 09/08/2014
2013 1.27 57 08/24/2013
2012 None 0 None
2011 None 0 None
2010 2.30 303 01/21/2010
2009 None 0 None
2008 None 0 None
2007 None 0 None
2006 None 0 None
2005 0.82 4 08/02/2005
2004 1.39 76 10/10/2003
2003 3.32 787 09/04/2003
2002 0.75 4 09/11/2002

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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
               
09/08/2014 03:35 09/08/2014 03:31 09/08/2014 09:12 5.7 4.37 1,682 2014
07/03/2014 22:11 07/03/2014 22:08 07/03/2014 23:18 1.2 1.10 32 2014
08/24/2013 05:31 08/24/2013 05:30 08/24/2013 06:17 0.8 1.27 57 2013
01/21/2010 20:35 01/21/2010 20:24 01/21/2010 22:14 1.8 2.30 303 2010
08/02/2005 22:35 08/02/2005 22:35 single report 0.0 0.82 4 2005
10/10/2003 06:05 10/10/2003 06:03 10/10/2003 07:46 1.7 1.39 76 2004
09/04/2003 19:43 09/04/2003 19:39 09/04/2003 20:46 1.1 3.32 787 2003
07/29/2003 22:52 07/29/2003 22:42 07/29/2003 23:44 1.0 1.95 193 2003
02/25/2003 19:49 02/25/2003 19:47 02/25/2003 20:05 0.3 0.92 12 2003
02/13/2003 23:07 02/13/2003 22:55 02/14/2003 00:52 3.0 3.30 740 2003
09/11/2002 02:23 09/11/2002 02:23 09/11/2002 03:52 1.5 0.75 4 2002

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency - HEC-1 Analysis of June, 2002
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 25-year 50-year 100-year
200 390 690 1,740 1,875 1,960

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 1.33 Located on left bank near transducer

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