Agua Fria River at Grand Ave - ID # 5503

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Page Last Updated: 19 June 2019


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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5503 2.50 feet 2.50 feet Gage Height 10/01/2012 -- Current
5503 2.10 feet 2.10 feet Gage Height 08/21/2006 -- 09/30/2012
5503 1.84 feet 1.84 feet Gage Height 08/12/1998 -- 08/21/2006
5503 1.80 feet 1.80 feet Gage Height 04/27/1994 -- 08/12/1998

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION On Grand Avenue west of 113th Avenue
DRAINAGE AREA 1,615 mi2
STREAM TYPE Channelized Natural Stream
JURISDICTION El Mirage, Arizona
WATERSHED White Tanks A / Lower Agua Fria
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S18 T3N R1E
LATITUDE N 33° 36' 26.6"  |  +33.60739
LONGITUDE W 112° 18' 20.6"  |  -112.30571
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 581558  | N 948749
USGS QUAD SHEET El Mirage 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 04/27/1994 - WY 1994
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 04/27/1994 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 06/01/2019) 25.10 Years | 9,166 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 2.50 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 3
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 0.00 feet Gage Height
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 1.6 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 5,952 cfs | 6.50 feet | 10/27/2000

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #5 (USGS) - Applied since 10/01/1995
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
2.5 0 6.0 4,612
3.0 15 8.0 10,730
3.5 284 10.0 18,820
4.0 795 12.0 28,670
5.0 2,382 15.0 46,490

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 3.92 680 07/11/2018
2017 3.22 58 07/15/2017
2016 None 0 None
2015 None 0 None
2014 3.92 687 09/08/2014
2013 None 0 None
2012 None 0 None
2011 3.50 284 07/18/2011
2010 6.28 5,329 01/21/2010
2009 None 0 None
2008 3.45 225 08/07/2008
2007 3.71 51 07/23/2007
2006 3.88 634 09/02/2006
2005 None 0 None
2004 None 0 None
2003 None 0 None
2002 3.26 84 10/07/2001
2001 6.50 5,952 10/27/2000
2000 None 0 None
1999 3.66 415 07/06/1999
1998 3.75 497 02/18/1998
1997 3.10 31 08/03/1997
1996 3.02 18 08/29/1996
1995 3.60 79 01/05/1995
1994 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
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03/12/2019 13:00 03/12/2019 11:18 03/12/2019 16:41 5.4 3.20 51 2019
10/23/2018 17:39 10/23/2018 17:00 10/23/2018 19:17 2.3 4.17 995 2019
10/14/2018 10:40 10/14/2018 10:18 10/14/2018 11:45 1.5 3.68 418 2019
10/13/2018 13:23 10/13/2018 12:44 10/13/2018 15:24 2.7 3.19 48 2019
10/02/2018 15:33 10/02/2018 14:37 10/03/2018 00:00 9.4 3.24 65 2019
10/02/2018 07:54 10/02/2018 06:21 10/02/2018 11:01 4.7 3.43 193 2019
08/11/2018 00:16 08/10/2018 23:24 08/11/2018 02:02 2.6 3.24 65 2018
07/11/2018 21:41 07/11/2018 21:01 07/12/2018 03:23 6.4 3.92 680 2018
07/09/2018 17:40 07/09/2018 17:10 07/09/2018 18:27 1.3 3.43 193 2018
08/13/2017 05:00 08/13/2017 04:31 08/13/2017 08:12 3.7 3.17 43 2017
07/15/2017 18:24 07/15/2017 18:17 07/15/2017 18:57 0.7 3.22 58 2017
12/22/2016 03:43 12/22/2016 03:09 12/22/2016 04:47 1.6 3.12 32 2017
09/27/2014 14:33 09/27/2014 14:29 09/27/2014 16:18 1.8 2.95 9 2014
09/08/2014 09:45 09/08/2014 03:28 09/10/2014 15:45 60.3 3.92 687 2014
08/19/2014 21:45 08/19/2014 18:25 08/20/2014 09:05 14.7 3.28 80 2014
07/03/2014 21:34 07/03/2014 21:26 07/03/2014 22:38 1.2 3.15 38 2014
03/01/2014 16:02 03/01/2014 15:57 03/01/2014 16:42 0.8 2.95 9 2014
07/18/2011 18:52 07/18/2011 18:44 07/18/2011 19:43 1.0 3.50 284 2011
12/22/2010 23:07 12/22/2010 23:00 12/22/2010 23:53 0.9 3.10 28 2011
08/21/2010 23:31 08/21/2010 23:24 08/22/2010 00:15 0.9 3.45 216 2010
07/29/2010 16:49 07/29/2010 16:37 07/29/2010 18:05 1.5 3.38 142 2010
03/07/2010 19:52 03/07/2010 19:44 03/07/2010 20:42 1.0 3.42 188 2010
01/21/2010 23:24 01/21/2010 15:02 01/23/2010 11:18 44.3 6.28 5,329 2010
08/07/2008 21:51 08/07/2008 21:22 08/07/2008 23:10 1.8 3.45 225 2008
07/20/2008 03:25 07/20/2008 03:12 07/20/2008 04:22 1.2 3.25 79 2008
07/10/2008 21:02 07/10/2008 20:33 07/10/2008 22:14 1.7 3.32 120 2008
07/23/2007 17:03 07/23/2007 16:57 07/23/2007 17:58 1.0 3.17 51 2007
09/02/2006 18:58 09/02/1996 18:22 09/03/1993 00:35 6.2 3.88 634 2006
10/07/2001 23:28 10/07/2001 23:28 single report 0.0 3.26 84 2002
10/27/2000 17:29 10/27/2000 16:59 10/29/2000 01:24 32.4 6.50 5,952 2001
10/27/2000 13:59 10/27/2000 13:44 10/27/2000 14:59 1.3 4.27 1,147 2001
07/15/1999 15:49 07/15/1999 15:29 07/16/1999 03:14 11.8 3.60 357 1999
07/06/1999 18:36 07/06/1999 18:21 07/06/1999 19:51 1.5 3.66 415 1999
04/02/1999 04:13 04/02/1999 01:18 04/02/1999 09:53 8.6 3.19 56 1999
10/26/1998 06:43 10/26/1998 06:43 10/26/1998 08:58 2.3 3.46 238 1998
09/11/1998 07:28 09/11/1998 07:18 09/11/1998 08:08 0.8 3.26 84 1998
02/24/1998 15:18 02/24/1998 15:08 02/24/1998 16:25 1.3 3.20 59 1998
02/18/1998 01:35 02/18/1998 00:31 02/18/1998 15:42 15.2 3.74 497 1998
02/15/1998 02:22 02/15/1998 01:10 02/15/1998 04:46 3.6 3.20 59 1998
01/05/1995 06:43 01/04/1995 22:00 01/05/1995 14:05 16.1 3.60 79 1995

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
0 - 10 East side of pier at transducer
0 - 10 West side of pier at transducer
0 - 10 Painted on railroad pier, add 1.47 feet for gage height

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 3.26 Located on pier with transducer

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