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USGS Measurement, Salt River (January 2010 )

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Speaker 1: Salt River at Roosevelt; it’s probably about 60,000 right now.

Speaker 2: It will take a minute to do it right above this side.

Speaker 1: Okay.

Speaker 2: But I need to... I need to go down.

Speaker 1: We got some issues with the float hang up inside the well and they try to repair that. We just repaired the float. There’s hang up inside the well, wrapped around some plastic piping in there. Stage is 24.5 ft. It’s holding pretty steady the last half hour. We’re going to go down and try to get a cableway measurement of some sort. That’s where our repair was. Henry’s got it all sealed up.

We are at the cableway section, Salt River at Roosevelt. We’re looking at about 64,000 cfs. We’re going to go try to do a cableway measurement. The cableway goes right across there. You can hear the rocks rolling on the bottom of the river, about 10 ft below the surface.

We got an island right here. Lots of floating debris. You can hear the rocks rolling along the bottom. There’s the gage at the bridge. Let it rip.

We just finished up our measurement 44,500. We’re back at the gage to get some readings. Stage is dropped about 2.2 ft since we were here last, a few hours ago.

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Title: USGS Measurement, Salt River (January 2010 )

Description: USGS streamgagers, Mike Sanders and Henry Sanger are servicing the, Salt River near Roosevelt, Arizona streamflow gaging station and making a streamflow measurement on January 22, 2010. Flow was measured to be 44,500 cubic feet per second (CFS) on the 22th but peaked earlier on the 22nd at an estimated 88,000 cfs. The measurement was made from the cableway just downstream of the gaging station.

Location: Roosevelt, AZ, USA

Date Taken: 1/22/2010

Length: 0:00

Video Producer: U.S. Geological Survey


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