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Southwest Region

29 stations (active)
21 Ecology stations
7 coop stations
 Stand alone2
0 Ecology stations
0 coop stations
 Manual stage height3
1 Ecology stations
1 coop stations
 Modeled flow station4
0 Ecology stations
 station IDstation name
17B050  Chimacum Creek nr Mouth 
17D060  Little Quilcene nr Mouth 
17E060  Snow Creek @ WDFW 
17F050  Salmon Cr. @ WDFW 
17G060  Tarboo Creek nr Mouth 
18A050  Dungeness R. nr mouth 
18C150  Morse Creek blw Aqueduct 
18F250  Agnew Irrigation Ditch nr Sequ... 
18H250  Sequim/Prairie Irrigation Ditc... 
18J250  Highland Irrigation Ditch nr S... 
18K250  Independent Irrigation Ditch n... 
18P070  McDonald Creek @ HWY 101 
18R250  McDonald Irrigation Ditch 
19C060  West Twin R. nr mouth 
19D070  East Twin R. nr Twin 
 station IDstation name
19E060  Deep Cr. nr mouth 
19H080  Clallam R. nr Clallam Bay 
19J060  Sekiu River abv Carpenter Cree... 
20A070  Sol Duc R. nr Quillayute 
24N070  Chinook R. @ Chinook Valley Rd 
24N100  Chinook R. nr Houchen 
25B060  Grays River nr Mouth 
25C060  Elochoman R. @ Monroe Dr 
25D050  Germany Cr. @ mouth 
25E060  Abernathy Cr. nr mouth 
25F060  Mill Cr. nr mouth 
26C075  Coweeman R. nr Kelso 
27B070  Kalama River nr. Kalama 
28B080  Washougal River @ Hathaway Par... 

Descriptions of station types:

1. A telemetry station transmits data every three hours to the Department of Ecology Headquarters in Olympia, Washington. The data is logged every fifteen minutes and transmitted in three hour blocks to Ecology where it is automatically imported into the streamflow database and published to Ecology's website. The data is transmitted via either a GOES satellite transmitter or a standard dial-up modem.

2. A stand-alone station logs data every fifteen minutes and is downloaded periodically (once a month) by the station lead. Data is imported into the streamflow database when the station lead returns to the office. Once the data has been imported into the database it is automatically published to the Ecology website. Stand-alone stations are typically operated for up to or less than one wateryear. Streamflow data from both the currently active stand-alone stations and historical stand-alone stations are published to the Ecology website.

3. A manual-stage-height station does not contain a continuous record. A manual-stage-height station consists of a series of periodic gage readings related to a series of instream flow measurements. Gage readings are from either a standard staff gage, wire weight gage (WWG) or from a reference point (RP). An RP is a point located somewhere over the wetted width of the station cross-section where a measurement can be made to the water surface. The correlation between these gage readings and the instream flow measurements is used to develop a rating table for the site.