Gila River at Estrella Parkway - ID # 6853

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
6853 1.92 feet 887.51 feet NAVD88 08/01/2010 -- Current
6853 1.92 feet 885.03 feet M.S.L. 08/01/2010 -- Current
6853 2.50 feet 885.61 feet M.S.L. 08/01/2010 -- Current
6853 3.40 feet 886.51 feet M.S.L. 03/19/1996 -- 08/01/2010
6853 5.10 feet 888.21 feet M.S.L. 12/02/1992 -- 03/19/1996

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active with active co-located USGS station
LOCATION Located at Estrella Parkway crossing of the Gila River
DRAINAGE AREA 45,585 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Goodyear, Arizona
WATERSHED Waterman
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S31 T1N R1W
LATITUDE N 33° 23' 20.6"  |  +33.38908
LONGITUDE W 112° 23' 32.9"  |  -112.39248
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 554770  | N 869418
USGS QUAD SHEET Perryville 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 12/02/1992 - WY 1993
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 12/02/1992 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 06/01/2019) 26.49 Years | 9,677 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD 01/08/1993 - 03/01/1993
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 1.92 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 2
CREST STAGE GAGES 0
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 885.59 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 1.0 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 75,883 cfs | 16.45 feet | 02/16/1995

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #3 - Applied since 02/15/1995
Elevation
feet
Gage Height
Elevation
feet
NAVD88
Discharge
(cfs)
0.00 885.59 0
5.64 891.23 500
6.14 891.73 1,000
7.04 892.63 2,000
8.65 894.24 5,000
10.15 895.74 10,000
11.95 897.54 20,000
14.87 900.46 50,000
17.60 903.19 100,000
19.43 905.02 150,000

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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 11.14 14,893 03/02/2017
2016 None 0 None
2015 None 0 None
2014 9.37 8,955 09/08/2014
2013 None 0 None
2012 None 0 None
2011 None 0 None
2010 11.73 18,549 01/23/2010
2009 5.53 421 02/20/2009
2008 6.85 1,781 02/01/2008
2007 None 0 None
2006 None 0 None
2005 14.00 38,900 02/13/2005
2004 5.15 118 04/03/2004
2003 6.78 1,695 02/14/2003
2002 5.40 305 11/11/2001
2001 7.08 2,059 11/12/2000
2000 5.43 328 03/06/2000
1999 5.75 616 04/02/1999
1998 8.85 5,554 04/14/1998
1997 5.40 305 09/11/1997
1996 5.60 482 11/02/1995
1995 16.45 75,883 02/16/1995
1994 7.50 3,530 11/15/1993
1993 14.70 54,117 03/07/1993

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY (≥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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03/16/2019 12:00 03/10/2019 13:54 03/21/2019 00:00 250 7.18 2,196 2019
03/06/2019 12:47 03/06/2019 01:50 03/09/2019 06:00 76.2 6.56 1,450 2019
03/02/2017 09:07 03/02/2017 02:38 03/14/2017 23:31 309 11.14 14,893 2017
09/08/2014 15:36 09/08/2014 09:00 09/13/2014 07:06 118 9.37 8,955 2014
08/21/2014 08:26 08/20/2014 15:00 08/23/2014 08:13 65.2 5.60 469 2014
03/13/2010 18:50 02/24/2010 01:37 05/09/2010 15:44 1,790 9.45 7,377 2010
01/23/2010 06:15 01/22/2010 06:18 01/29/2010 15:03 177 11.73 18,549 2010
02/20/2009 03:04 02/17/2009 18:48 02/24/2009 21:05 170 5.53 421 2009
03/05/2008 07:58 02/13/2008 09:13 03/21/2008 01:58 881 6.08 947 2008
02/01/2008 13:09 01/28/2008 18:25 02/11/2008 13:58 332 6.85 1,781 2008
02/13/2005 05:18 02/10/2005 17:43 03/30/2005 10:58 1,145 14.00 38,900 2005
01/28/2005 18:15 01/23/2005 03:05 02/09/2005 12:38 418 9.43 7,308 2005
01/14/2005 00:25 01/12/2005 19:45 01/22/2005 11:30 232 10.00 9,389 2005
01/09/2005 04:41 01/08/2005 15:06 01/12/2005 11:20 92.2 9.88 8,912 2005
01/05/2005 06:11 12/30/2004 10:36 01/07/2004 11:26 193 13.05 29,020 2005
02/14/2003 08:56 02/14/2003 04:41 02/15/2003 19:05 38.4 5.90 767 2003
11/11/2001 15:53 11/03/2001 01:17 11/12/2001 14:13 229 5.40 305 2002
Continuous flow of 600 cfs to 2,000 cfs from 10/22/2000 to 05/02/2001. Highlights provided.
04/29/2001 06:52 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 5.75 616 2001
04/22/2001 04:49 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.12 996 2001
04/11/2001 04:48 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.20 1,070 2001
04/09/2001 04:48 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.20 1,070 2001
03/11/2001 04:50 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.38 1,251 2001
03/02/2001 04:47 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.47 1,360 2001
02/15/2001 04:47 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.50 1,387 2001
01/29/2001 07:48 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.60 1,500 2001
11/12/2000 05:04 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 7.08 2,059 2001
10/29/2000 05:05 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.95 1,898 2001
10/24/2000 05:04 10/22/2000 00:00 05/02/2001 00:00 4,600 6.60 1,500 2001
03/06/2000 09:49 03/06/2000 08:39 03/09/2000 06:25 69.8 5.43 328 2000
04/02/1999 08:28 04/01/1999 16:07 04/15/1999 20:10 340 5.75 616 1999
02/28/1999 07:37 02/27/1999 22:07 03/02/1999 22:08 72.0 5.45 351 1999
11/15/1998 06:16 11/06/1998 08:20 11/17/1998 07:46 263 5.40 305 1999
11/06/1998 10:40 11/06/1998 08:20 11/17/1998 07:46 263 5.50 401 1999
04/14/1998 01:57 03/25/1998 06:46 04/20/1998 13:57 631 8.85 5,554 1998
04/03/1998 07:57 03/25/1998 06:46 04/20/1998 13:57 631 6.97 1,928 1998
03/28/1998 18:42 03/25/1998 06:46 04/20/1998 13:57 631 5.38 284 1998
02/18/1998 09:00 02/13/1998 09:50 03/02/1998 19:55 418 5.65 525 1998
09/11/1997 19:43 09/11/1997 17:53 09/12/1997 12:43 18.8 5.40 305 1997
11/02/1995 10:01 11/01/1995 22:01 11/02/1995 22:01 24.0 5.60 482 1996
07/10/1995 17:45 07/10/1995 12:10 07/11/1995 05:47 17.6 5.40 305 1995
07/09/1995 17:30 07/09/1995 13:15 07/10/1995 05:44 16.5 5.35 263 1995
05/02/1995 17:36 05/01/1995 00:51 05/07/1995 18:21 162 7.60 3,763 1995
04/07/1995 16:21 04/05/1995 03:01 04/12/1995 17:10 182 6.45 1,332 1995
03/07/1995 07:16 02/25/1995 15:46 04/02/1995 13:41 862 15.73 63,015 1995
02/16/1995 05:16 02/13/1995 16:39 02/25/1995 10:14 281 16.45 75,883 1995
01/28/1995 00:12 01/25/1995 07:56 01/31/1995 14:45 151 6.25 1,227 1995
01/08/1995 23:10 01/05/1995 15:08 01/19/1995 13:38 335 6.32 1,331 1995
11/15/1993 15:20 11/14/1993 04:05 11/22/1993 18:05 206 7.50 3,530 1994
10/07/1993 18:02 10/06/1993 16:47 10/11/1993 13:32 117 6.00 914 1994
08/29/1993 06:48 08/29/1993 05:18 08/31/1993 03:33 46.3 6.40 1,439 1993
05/26/1993 05:21 05/25/1993 12:36 06/02/1993 12:21 192 7.70 4,003 1993
05/09/1993 20:21 05/08/1993 10:06 05/19/1993 15:21 269 8.40 5,880 1993
03/29/1993 09:16 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   10.90 16,482 1993
03/19/1993 09:16 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   11.30 19,041 1993
03/13/1993 19:01 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   10.80 16,000 1993
03/07/1993 23:16 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   14.70 54,117 1993
03/01/1993 10:50 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   14.00 44,570 1993

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Source: Table 2-4 from Study from Modified Roosevelt Dam
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***
5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
20,000 50,000 84,000 170,000 217,000

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
3.36 - 23.74 feet Staff on inside of stilling well
3.36 - 23.74 feet Staff on outside of stilling well

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