Sand Tank Wash at I-8 - ID # 6933

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
6933 1.30 feet 761.84 feet NAVD 1988 09/18/2002 -- Current
6933 0.75 feet 761.29 feet NAVD 1988 07/16/2002 -- 09/18/2002
6933 1.00 feet 761.54 feet NAVD 1988 05/31/2001 -- 07/16/2002

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located in Gila Bend along I-8
DRAINAGE AREA 185 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Gila Bend, Arizona
WATERSHED Gila Bend
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S06 T6S R4W
LATITUDE N 32° 55' 59.1"  |  +32.93310
LONGITUDE W 112° 42' 20.8"  |  -112.70579
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 457901  | N 704088
USGS QUAD SHEET Gila Bend 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 05/31/2001 - WY 2001
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 05/31/2001 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 17.34 Years | 6,332 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 1.30 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 760.54 feet NAVD 1988
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.0 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 1,866 cfs | 4.75 feet | 08/26/2013

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #1 - Applied since 05/31/2001
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
0.00 0 3.22 1,000
1.49 100 3.95 1,500
1.92 300 4.62 2,000
2.34 500 5.16 3,000
2.69 700 6.47 4,000

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 3.47 970 09/19/2018
2017 2.62 490 07/16/2017
2016 4.64 1,781 07/30/2016
2015 2.92 661 09/22/2015
2014 2.92 661 08/21/2014
2013 4.75 1,866 08/26/2013
2012 4.15 1,429 09/07/2012
2011 3.60 1,053 09/13/2011
2010 2.83 630 01/21/2010
2009 1.67 98 07/19/2009
2008 3.30 868 08/30/2008
2007 4.30 1,535 07/23/2007
2006 1.50 95 08/15/2006
2005 1.95 170 08/10/2005
2004 None 0 None
2003 2.97 691 10/26/2002
2002 3.88 790 09/07/2002
2001 3.20 925 09/13/2001

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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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09/19/2018 20:29 09/19/2018 17:59 09/19/2018 22:56 5.0 3.47 970 2018
09/03/2018 00:17 09/03/2018 00:04 09/03/2018 00:30 0.4 2.18 280; 2018
08/12/2017 22:26 08/12/2017 22:26 08/12/2017 22:29 0.1 1.85 124 2017
07/31/2017 05:41 07/31/2017 05:34 07/31/2017 05:47 0.2 1.81 108 2017
07/16/2017 00:52 07/15/2017 23:27 07/16/2017 01:55 2.5 2.62 490 2017
10/13/2016 10:21 10/13/2016 10:21 10/13/2016 11:52 1.5 2.14 260 2017
09/07/2016 04:52 09/07/2016 04:34 09/07/2016 05:50 1.3 3.61 1,059 2016
07/30/2016 00:13 07/29/2016 23:07 07/30/2016 02:12 3.1 4.64 1,781 2016
09/22/2015 18:54 09/22/2015 18:12 09/22/2015 20:07 1.9 2.92 661 2015
09/27/2014 16:21 09/27/2014 15:57 09/27/2014 18:12 2.3 2.85 617 2014
08/21/2014 20:15 08/21/2014 19:53 08/21/2014 21:35 1.7 2.92 661 2014
08/13/2014 07:05 08/13/2014 06:02 08/13/2014 08:45 2.7 2.72 547 2014
08/26/2013 20:51 08/26/2013 20:00 08/27/2013 00:10 4.2 4.75 1,866 2013
07/21/2013 09:29 07/21/2013 08:33 07/21/2013 11:32 3.0 4.58 1,732 2013
09/07/2012 15:27 09/07/2012 13:55 09/07/2012 16:45 2.8 4.15 1,429 2012
08/22/2012 16:19 08/22/2012 16:03 08/22/2012 16:38 0.6 2.28 324 2012
08/22/2012 00:40 08/21/2012 23:10 08/22/2012 01:26 2.3 3.48 973 2012
07/29/2012 19:23 07/29/2012 19:09 07/30/2012 00:59 5.8 3.02 717 2012
09/13/2011 19:01 09/13/2011 18:36 09/13/2011 21:05 2.5 3.60 1,053 2011
07/11/2011 23:28 07/11/2011 23:27 07/12/2011 00:07 0.7 2.05 218 2011
01/21/2010 22:48 01/21/2010 21:00 01/22/2010 00:52 3.9 2.83 630 2010
01/19/2010 20:38 01/19/2010 20:02 01/20/2010 01:56 5.9 2.20 291 2010
07/19/2009 20:40 07/19/2009 20:11 07/19/2009 22:11 1.0 1.67 98 2009
08/30/2008 15:18 08/30/2008 14:58 08/30/2008 18:14 3.3 3.30 868 2008
08/14/2008 05:29 08/14/2008 05:07 08/14/2008 06:23 1.3 1.90 146 2008
05/22/2008 23:28 05/22/2008 21:39 05/23/2008 02:12 4.6 2.20 290 2008
07/25/2007 19:12 07/25/2007 17:27 07/25/2007 20:37 3.2 2.45 405 2007
07/23/2007 19:31 07/23/2007 18:15 07/23/2007 23:30 5.3 4.30 1,535 2007
07/23/2007 00:57 07/23/2007 00:56 07/23/2007 05:51 4.9 2.00 195 2007
08/15/2006 00:00 08/14/2006 23:58 08/15/2006 02:34 2.6 1.50 95 2006
08/10/2005 18:46 08/10/2005 18:07 08/10/2005 19:31 1.4 1.95 170 2005
08/03/2005 02:50 08/03/2005 02:50 08/03/2005 03:05 0.3 1.42 92 2005
03/05/2005 16:38 03/05/2005 16:36 03/05/2005 16:57 0.4 1.52 95 2005
10/26/2002 12:31 10/26/2002 12:05 10/26/2002 13:25 1.5 2.97 691 2003
09/07/2002 21:08 09/07/2002 21:02 09/07/2002 23:08 2.1 3.88 790 2002
09/13/2001 17:51 09/13/2001 16:39 09/13/2001 19:13 2.6 3.20 925 2001

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Based on HECWRC implementation of Bulletin 17B, n=19 2000-2018
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 20-year 50-year 100-year
650 1,360 1,900 2,450 3,180 3,730

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 1.55 Located near transducer on left wall

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