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Supplemental Discrete Dissolved-Solids Data and Monthly Mean Dissolved-Solids Data for Lower Colorado River (1928-2016)

November 28, 2018

Monthly Mean Dissolved-Solids Concentration and Monthly Mean Dissolved-Solids Load Data Flow weighted monthly mean dissolved-solids concentrations (mg/L) data and monthly mean dissolved-solids load data from 1928-2016 were computed by USGS using raw data from the Bureau of Reclamation. These data were computed by USGS for all of the seven sites (listed below). Colorado River above Imperial Dam, AZ-CA, 09429490 (1976-2016) Colorado River at Lees Ferry, AZ, 09380000 (1947-2016) Colorado River at Northern International Boundary, above Morelos Dam, AZ, 09522000 (1961-2016) Colorado River below Hoover Dam, AZ-NV, 09421500 (1948-2016) Colorado River near Cisco, UT, 09180500 (1928-2016) Green River at Green River, UT, 09315000 (1928-2016) San Juan River near Bluff, UT, 09379500 (1929-2016) Monthly mean dissolved-solids concentrations and loads were not calculated for several time periods (listed below) because of insufficient discrete dissolved-solids concentration data: Colorado River below Hoover Dam, AZ-NV, 09421500 (October 1962 - September 1953) Colorado River near Cisco, UT, 09180500 (October 1936 - September 1938 and October 1939 - September 1940) Green River at Green River, UT, 09315000 (October 1936 - September 1938, October 1939 - September 1940, and October 1942 - September 1943) Discrete Dissolved-Solids Concentration Data Discrete dissolved-solids concentrations (mg/L) data and specific conductance (microsiemens/cm) from 1990-2016 were computed using raw data from the Bureau of Reclamation. These data were computed for four sites (listed below). Colorado River above Imperial Dam, AZ-CA, 09429490 (1990-2016), dissolved-solids Colorado River above Imperial Dam, AZ-CA, 09429490 (1993-2016), specific conductance Colorado River below Hoover Dam, AZ-NV, 09421500 (1993-2016), dissolved-solids Colorado River at Northern International Boundary, above Morelos Dam, AZ, 09522000 (2001-2016), dissolved-solids