Hesperus Dam - ID # 5993

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
5993 0.79 feet 1,856.398 feet NAVD88 10/01/2017 -- Current
5993 1.03 feet 1,852.91 feet M.S.L. 12/18/1996 -- 09/30/2017

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION East of Golden Eagle Boulevard off of Richwood Avenue
DRAINAGE AREA 2.91 mi2
STREAM TYPE Dam of natural drainage
JURISDICTION Fountain Hills, Arizona
WATERSHED Lower Verde
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S04 T3N R6E
LATITUDE N 33° 38' 11.8"  |  +33.63661
LONGITUDE W 111° 44' 47.6"  |  -111.74656
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 751776  | N 959205
USGS QUAD SHEET Fort McDowell Dam 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 12/18/1996 - WY 1997
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 12/18/1996 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 21.79 Years | 7,957 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.79 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 0
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,855.608 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.00 feet Gage Height
SPILLWAY CREST ELEVATION 35.2 feet Gage Height
TOP OF DAM ELEVATION 41.1 feet Gage Height

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BRIEF RATING

Current Discharge Rating = #1 - Applied since 12/18/1996
Current Capacity Rating = #1 - Applied since 12/18/1996
Gage
Height
(feet)
Elevation
(feet NAVD88)
Discharge
(cfs)
Volume
(acre-feet)
0.0 1,855.61 0 0.0
1.0 1,856.61 14 0.0
3.0 1,858.61 81 0.3
5.0 1,860.61 122 1.0
10.0 1,865.61 189 7.4
15.0 1,870.61 235 28.6
20.0 1,875.61 274 65.7
30.0 1,885.61 328 183.3
35.2 1,890.81 347 276.0
38.0 1,893.61 2,749 341.9
40.0 1,895.61 No Data 395.3

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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 9.25 6.0 2.2 08/08/2018
2017 4.31 0.1 0.1 01/20/2017
2016 2.68 0.1 0.0 01/07/2016
2015 4.18 0.1 0.1 05/04/2015
2014 4.43 0.2 0.1 09/27/2014
2013 None 0 0.0 None
2012 2.73 0.1 0.0 07/28/2012
2011 None 0 0.0 None
2010 2.13 <0.1 0.0 01/21/2010
2009 None 0.0 0.0 None
2008 4.88 0.3 0.1 08/28/2008
2007 None 0.0 0.0 None
2006 1.48 <0.1 0.0 08/11/2006
2005 None 0.0 0.0 None
2004 4.98 0.3 0.1 03/05/2004
2003 2.71 0.1 0.0 03/16/2003
2002 8.93 2.6 0.9 09/10/2002
2001 3.09 0.4 0.1 02/12/2001
2000 1.19 <0.1 0.0 08/07/2000
1999 4.49 0.2 0.0 10/26/1998
1998 1.55 <0.1 0.0 03/26/1998
1997 (partial) 1.05 <0.1 0.0 04/03/1997

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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
View a Plot of These Data
               
08/14/2018 20:20 08/14/2018 19:50 08/14/2018 20:40 0.8 1.52 0.1 2018
08/08/2018 20:17 08/08/2018 19:22 08/08/2018 23:08 3.8 9.25 6.0 2018
07/14/2018 15:56 07/14/2018 15:19 07/14/2018 18:00 2.7 4.16 0.5 2018
08/14/2017 02:58 08/14/2017 02:50 08/14/2017 03:35 0.8 1.71 <0.1 2017
01/20/2017 21:41 01/20/2017 20:10 01/21/2017 00:00 3.8 4.31 0.1 2017
12/22/2016 11:25 12/22/2016 11:13 12/22/2016 18:00 6.8 3.62 0.1 2017
05/04/2015 02:08 05/04/2015 01:58 05/04/2015 08:33 6.6 4.18 0.1 2015
09/27/2014 17:31 09/27/2014 15:10 09/27/2014 19:13 4.1 4.43 0.2 2014
07/15/2014 15:41 07/15/2014 15:21 07/15/2014 16:09 0.8 2.88 0.1 2014
07/28/2012 18:43 07/28/2012 18:34 07/28/2012 19:06 0.5 2.73 0.1 2012
01/21/2010 21:11 01/21/2010 21:07 01/21/2010 22:48 1.7 2.13 <0.1 2010
08/28/2008 23:19 08/28/2008 22:56 08/29/2008 00:51 1.9 4.88 0.3 2008
01/28/2008 05:20 01/27/2008 23:04 01/28/2008 08:30 9.4 3.73 0.1 2008
08/11/2006 23:36 08/11/2006 23:34 08/12/2006 00:04 0.5 1.48 <0.1 2006
07/28/2006 00:04 07/28/2006 00:04 single report 0.0 1.43 <0.1 2006
03/05/2004 04:14 03/05/2004 02:39 03/05/2004 06:34 3.9 4.98 0.3 2004
10/10/2003 09:53 10/10/2003 08:36 10/10/2003 10:29 1.9 2.83 0.1 2004
08/14/2003 20:05 08/14/2003 19:50 08/14/2003 20:31 0.7 1.57 <0.1 2003
03/16/2003 14:18 03/16/2003 14:09 03/16/2003 15:08 1.0 2.71 <0.1 2003
02/25/2003 19:45 02/25/2003 19:41 02/25/2003 20:31 0.8 1.43 <0.1 2003
02/25/2003 12:55 02/25/2003 12:51 02/25/2003 13:11 0.3 1.41 <0.1 2003
02/14/2003 00:33 02/14/2003 00:10 02/14/2003 01:12 1.0 2.33 <0.1 2003
02/13/2003 15:18 02/13/2003 15:13 02/13/2003 16:11 1.0 1.67 <0.1 2003
09/10/2002 19:51 09/10/2002 19:13 09/10/2002 21:03 1.8 8.93 2.6 2002
03/07/2001 10:32 03/07/2001 10:32 03/07/2001 10:42 0.2 1.09 <0.1 2001
10/27/2000 16:38 10/27/2000 15:29 10/27/2000 17:50 2.4 3.09 0.4 2001
08/07/2000 22:27 08/07/2000 22:17 08/08/2000 05:18 7.0 1.19 <0.1 2000
02/21/2000 18:14 02/21/2000 18:14 02/21/2000 18:21 0.1 1.11 <0.1 2000
09/19/1999 15:53 09/19/1999 15:53 09/19/1999 16:06 0.2 1.07 <0.1 1999
08/31/1999 14:58 08/31/1999 14:43 08/31/1999 15:23 0.7 2.05 <0.1 1999
07/22/1999 18:16 07/22/1999 18:10 07/22/1999 18:28 0.3 1.35 <0.1 1999
10/26/1998 05:42 10/26/1998 05:23 10/26/1998 06:52 1.5 4.49 0.2 1999
03/26/1998 20:42 03/26/1998 20:31 03/27/1998 00:50 4.3 1.55 <0.1 1998
02/24/1998 16:39 02/24/1998 11:11 02/24/1998 16:59 5.8 1.19 <0.1 1998
02/15/1998 03:34 02/15/1998 02:07 02/15/1998 05:42 3.6 1.21 <0.1 1998
02/08/1998 15:18 02/08/1998 15:18 single report 0.0 1.09 <0.1 1998
02/04/1998 09:50 02/04/1998 09:25 02/04/1998 10:59 1.6 1.31 <0.1 1998
12/08/1997 07:04 12/08/1997 06:44 12/08/1997 08:22 1.6 1.37 <0.1 1998

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