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Stream flow monitoring station

Chiwaukum Cr. nr mouth

Station details

ID45G060
typeTelemetry  satelite dish   
Latitude47° 40' 49.086"
Longitude-120° 43' 42.95837"
Stream classA
River mile0.2
Staff leadMike Anderson
mike.anderson@ecy.wa.gov
CountyChelan
Ecoregion
Period of recordMay 2002 - Oct 2011
Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA)
28 stations (active and historical)   show historical 
  id station name type* coop
45A100 Wenatchee R. @ Leavenworth MSH(h)
45A110 Wenatchee R. nr Leavenworth MSH(h)
45A240 Wenatchee R. blw Lake Wenatche... T(h)
45B050 Icicle Cr. nr mouth SA(h)
45B070 Icicle Cr. nr Leavenworth T
45C060 Chumstick Cr. nr mouth T
45C070 Chumstick Cr. nr Leavenworth T(h)
45D070 Brender Cr. nr Cashmere MSH(h)
45D080 Brender Cr. abv Noname Cr. SA(h)
45D150 Brender Cr. blw Brender Canyon SA(h)
45E070 Mission Cr. nr Cashmere T
45E100 Mission Cr. @ Binder Rd. SA(h)
45F070 Peshastin Cr. @ Green Bridge R... T
45F100 Peshastin Cr. blw Ingalls Cr. MSH(h)
45F110 Peshastin Cr. abv Ingalls Cr. MSH(h)
45F150 Peshastin Cr. abv Tronsen Cr. SA(h)
45G060 Chiwaukum Cr. nr mouth T(h)
45H060 Chiwawa R. @ Schugart Flat MSH(h)
45J070 Nason Cr. nr mouth T
45K070 White R. nr mouth MSH(h)
45K090 White R. nr Plain T y
45L070 Ltl Wenatchee R. nr mouth MSH(h)
45L110 Ltl Wenatchee R. blw Rainy Cr. T(h)
45M060 Rainy Cr. nr mouth MSH(h)
45N060 Rock Cr. nr mouth T(h)
45P050 White Pine Cr. @ mouth MSH(h)
45Q060 Eagle Cr. nr mouth MSH(h)
45W001 Chiwaukum T y
*  T–telemetry   SA–stand alone   MSH–manual stage height
h - historical
This station was removed in October 2011 due to budget cuts and regional prioritization.
Warning: station may be affected by ice during periods of extreme cold weather.
During extreme cold weather, river stage may be affected by ice. As a result of the changing channel characteristics, incorrect discharge data will be computed from the stage data. Please review associated water and air temperature data where available.
Warning: station may be affected by plant growth.
During periods of warm weather, river stage may be affected by the rapid growth of aquatic plants. As a result of the changing channel characteristics, incorrect discharge data will be computed from the stage data.

Station description

The Chiwaukum Creek watershed is 32,000 acres in size and flows into the Wenatchee River near the head of Tumwater Canyon at RM 35.6, located northwest of the town of Leavenworth. Most of the drainage lies within the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and is essentially unmanaged. Salmonid use of Chiwaukum Creek occurs in the lower reach and alluvial fan which supports Chinook and steelhead spawning and rearing. This location is also a TMDL water quality monitoring site.

Station Photo

Photo of stream from sample site