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USGS stream gage 1003200 SMITHS FORK NEAR BORDER, WY

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USGS stream gage 1003200 SMITHS FORK NEAR BORDER, WY . 

Utah Water Science Center hydrologic technician, Martel Fisher, uses Flow Tracker to measure winter discharge at Smith's Fork near Border, Wyoming. Operation: This gage has been operating since 1925! Recording since 1927 Used for: It is run for hydroelectric operations by Pacific Power and Light. Helps monitor instream flow for the River(canal bypass), as much of the water is diverted to a canal for electricity generation. Fun Facts: Was nearly destroyed by a tree last year, but saved by the technician. Headwaters of Clearwater River at the base of Stump Lake On Umpqua National Forest - Diamond Lake Ranger District 14314500 CLEARWATER RIVER ABV TRAP CK NR TOKETEE FALLS, OR

Station operated by the U.S. Geological Survey, with Cooperative Matching Funds with the Bear River Commission.


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