McMicken Dam - ID # 5448

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
5448 1.60 feet 1,337.60 feet NAVD 1988 10/01/2014 -- Current
5448 1.60 feet 1,338.20 feet NAVD 1988 05/11/2006 -- 09/30/2014
5448 0.00 feet 1,332.56 feet M.S.L. 06/15/1992 -- 05/11/2006
1603 0.00 feet 1,332.56 feet M.S.L. 10/01/1987 -- 06/15/1992
0047 Unknown Unknown 03/20/1983 -- 09/30/1987

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Gage is located about 3 miles north of Bell Road
DRAINAGE AREA 242.2 mi2
STREAM TYPE Dam of natural drainage
JURISDICTION Surprise, Arizona
WATERSHED Trilby
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S24 T4N R2W
LATITUDE N 33° 40' 37.2"  |  +33.67699
LONGITUDE W 112° 25' 24.3"  |  -112.42342
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 545820  | N 974232
USGS QUAD SHEET McMicken Dam 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 03/20/1983 - WY 1983
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 02/18/1988 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 30.62 Years | 11,183 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 1.60 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 5
CREST STAGE GAGES 0
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,336.00 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.00 feet Gage Height
EMERGENCY SPILLWAY CREST ELEVATION 19.25 feet Gage Height
TOP OF DAM ELEVATION 25.8 feet Gage Height

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BRIEF RATING

Current Discharge Rating = #1 - Applied since 10/01/1987
Current Capacity Rating = #4 - Applied since 10/01/2014
Gage
Height
(feet)
Elevation
(feet NAVD 88)
Discharge
(cfs)
Volume
(acre-feet)
0.0 1,336.00 0 374
2.0 1,338.00 160 907
4.0 1,340.00 430 1,661
6.0 1,342.00 820 2,699
8.0 1,344.00 1,270 4,086
10.0 1,346.00 1,770 5,900
12.0 1,348.00 2,330 8,163
14.0 1,350.00 2,890 10,862
16.0 1,352.00 3,540 14,054
18.0 1,354.00 4,200 17,832
19.0 1,355.00 4,400 19,919
19.25 1,355.25 4,460 20,458
20.0 1,356.00 6,998 22,119
21.0 1,357.00 17,256 24,452
22.0 1,358.00 31,852 26,912
23.0 1,359.00 49,698 29,496
24.0 1,360.00 70,344 32,209
25.0 1,361.00 93,377 35,053
26.0 1,362.00 118,591 38,028

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Volume
(acre-feet)
Percent
Full
(Available Storage Capacity)
Date of
Peak
2020        
2019        
2018 None 0 0.0 None
2017 None 0 0.0 None
2016 None 0 0.0 None
2015 None 0 0.0 None
2014 5.60 2,595 12.9 09/08/2014
2013 None 0 0.0 None
2012 None 0 0.0 None
2011 None 0 0.0 None
2010 3.10 1,524 7.4 01/22/2010
2009 None 0 0.0 None
2008 None 0 0.0 None
2007 None 0 0.0 None
2006 None 0 0.0 None
2005 None 0 0.0 None
2004 None 0 0.0 None
2003 2.72 566 2.7 08/27/2003
2002 0.60 188 0.9 09/08/2002
2001 0.60 188 0.9 10/27/2000
2000 None 0 0.0 None
1999 None 0 0.0 None
1998 None 0 0.0 None
1997 None 0 0.0 None
1996 None 0 0.0 None
1995 None 0 0.0 None
1994 None 0 0.0 None
1993 3.60 868 4.2 01/11/1993
1992 3.20 730 3.5 09/20/1992
1991 2.80 592 2.9 10/01/1990
1990 4.90 1,316 6.4 09/04/1990
1989 0.70 203 1.0 08/15/1989
1988 3.70 902 4.4 08/21/1988

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IMPOUNDMENT EVENT HISTORY

Date of
Peak
Time of
Peak
Runoff
Start
Runoff
End
Duration
(hours)
Peak
Stage
(feet GH)
Peak
Volume
(acre-feet)
Water
Year
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09/08/2014 12:46 09/08/2014 09:04 09/10/2014 12:46 51.7 5.60 2,595 2014
01/22/2010 02:51 01/22/2010 00:56 01/23/2010 02:07 25.2 3.10 1,524 2010
09/06/2003 22:28 09/06/2003 21:51 09/10/2003 19:30 93.7 0.80 218 2003
08/27/2003 05:40 08/27/2003 02:42 09/02/2003 19:29 161 2.72 566 2003
03/16/2003 22:22 03/16/2003 22:22 03/17/2003 01:27 3.1 0.10 111 2003
02/26/2003 16:01 02/26/2003 04:35 02/28/2003 19:26 62.9 0.80 218 2003
02/14/2003 02:11 02/13/2003 21:47 02/15/2003 01:27 27.7 1.00 249 2003
09/11/2002 13:25 09/11/2002 13:25 09/15/2002 09:25 92.0 0.55 180 2002
09/08/2002 08:47 09/08/2002 01:58 09/08/2002 21:26 19.5 0.60 188 2002
10/27/2000 23:58 10/27/2000 18:27 10/28/2000 16:51 22.4 0.60 188 2001
02/09/1993 22:00 02/09/1993 14:18 02/16/1993 09:51 164 1.40 310 1993
01/19/1993 06:00 01/18/1993 15:33 01/29/1993 13:52 254 2.80 592 1993
01/11/1993 15:46 01/08/1993 15:33 01/16/1993 12:28 189 3.60 868 1993
09/24/1992 15:24 09/24/1992 15:24 09/28/1992 10:18 90.9 2.20 387 1992
09/20/1992 10:25 09/20/1992 04:43 09/23/1992 15:47 83.1 3.20 730 1992
08/26/1992 08:43 08/26/1992 01:37 08/26/1992 08:43 7.1 0.70 203 1992
08/07/1992 03:37 08/07/1992 03:37 single report 0.0 0.20 127 1992
07/30/1992 13:18 07/30/1992 13:18 single report 0.0 0.10 111 1992
07/23/1992 00:53 07/23/1992 00:53 single report 0.0 0.30 142 1992
03/15/1992 12:00 03/15/1992 12:00 single report 0.0 0.10 111 1992
02/02/1992 05:15 02/02/1992 05:15 single report 0.0 0.70 203 1992
01/27/1992 02:34 01/27/1992 02:34 single report 0.0 0.90 234 1992
01/06/1992 11:15 01/06/1992 10:43 01/13/1992 01:51 159 2.40 463 1992
11/07/1991 11:35 11/07/1991 11:35 single report 0.0 0.80 218 1992
03/28/1991 04:58 03/27/1991 20:13 04/07/1991 07:17 251 1.30 295 1991
02/28/1991 23:33 02/28/1991 15:50 03/02/1991 20:16 52.4 0.70 203 1991
10/01/1990 16:44 10/01/1990 12:03 10/08/1990 04:52 161 2.80 592 1991
09/04/1990 02:47 09/03/1990 19:23 09/13/1990 09:15 230 4.90 1,316 1990
08/15/1989 10:36 08/15/1989 10:34 08/15/1989 13:07 2.6 0.70 203 1989
08/24/1988 11:06 08/24/1988 11:06 08/26/1988 15:36 52.5 2.10 417 1988
08/21/1988 22:08 08/21/1988 22:08 08/23/1988 22:54 48.8 3.70 902 1988

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
0 - 7 (outlet) Subtract 0.3 feet to get equivalent PT gage reading
7 - 14 (outlet) Subtract 0.3 feet to get equivalent PT gage reading
0 - 10 (pool) Displays within 0.05 feet
9 - 19 (pool) Displays within 0.04 feet
18 - 26 (pool) Displays within 0.03 feet

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