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Stream flow monitoring station

Ennis Creek nr Mouth

Station details

ID18M060
typeTelemetry  satelite dish   
Latitude48 06' 45" N
Longitude123 24' 14" W
Stream classA
River mile0.3
Staff leadTyler Burks
tyler.burks@ecy.wa.gov
CountyClallam
EcoregionPleistocene Lake Basin
Period of recordSept 2002 - Sep 2012
Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA)
17 stations (active and historical)   show historical 
  id station name type* coop
18A050 Dungeness R. nr mouth T
18C070 Morse Cr. @ Four Seasons Ranch T(h)
18C150 Morse Creek blw Aqueduct T
18D060 Matriotti Cr. @ Olympic Game F... SA(h)
18F250 Agnew Irrigation Ditch nr Sequ... T
18G250 CCD Irrigation Ditch nr Sequim T(h)
18H250 Sequim/Prairie Irrigation Ditc... T
18J250 Highland Irrigation Ditch nr S... T
18K250 Independent Irrigation Ditch n... T
18L060 Siebert Ck. @ Old Olympic Hwy T(h)
18M060 Ennis Creek nr Mouth T(h)
18N050 Little River nr Mouth T(h)
18P070 McDonald Creek @ HWY 101 T
18Q050 Indian Creek @ Mouth T(h)
18Q200 Indian Creek nr Maple Grove MSH(h)
18Q240 Indian Creek blw Lake Sutherla... MSH(h)
18R250 McDonald Irrigation Ditch T
*  T–telemetry   SA–stand alone   MSH–manual stage height
h - historical
Due to recent modeling work, this station will be removed effective October 1, 2012. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Brad Hopkins, (brad.hopkins@ecy.wa.gov) phone (360) 407-6686

Station description

Ennis Creek is the smallest of the snow fed streams on the North Olympic Peninsula. The watershed encompasses approximately 10.5 square miles, with the headwaters located at approximately 6,000 feet in elevation near Klahane Ridge in the Olympic National Park. Considered the healthiest of the Port Angeles urban streams, Ennis Creek is over 8.5 miles in length and supports populations of coho salmon, steelhead, and cutthroat trout. Ennis Creek is generally steep and confined. In its upper reaches, cobble and large gravel, with intermittent outcrops of bedrock dominate the channel bed. The lower portion of the creek is channelized and constrained between the former Rayonier Mill site and the Port Angeles wastewater treatment plant. The mill is currently being dismantled and cleanup of the site is underway.

Station Photo

Photo of stream from sample site