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Alice Springs recreational dam hydrology report project 6

Details:

Title

Alice Springs recreational dam hydrology report project 6

Creator

Jackson, D.; Paige, D.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report no. 12/1979

Date

1979-10-01

Notes

Date:1979-10

Language

English

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report no. 12/1979

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228346

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674275

Page content

Technical Report WRD79012 Viewed at 00:02:46 on 18/02/2010 Page 94 of 153. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 8 However the 1964/65 year was preceded by 8 years of lower than average rainfalls. The wettest year on record is 1973/74 with 926mm. The five year period from 1973/74 is the wettest period on record, the rainfall in each of these years being greater than the mean plus one standard deviation. 2.3 Stream flows 2.3.1 General The location of the four current gauging stations closest to the damsite are shown in Figure 1. Table 2 shows the catchment areas of the stations and of the damsite. An additional gauging station operated at the damsite from 1967 to 1972, but was abandoned due to excessive silting of the recorder well. There are insufficient records from the station for any form of station analysis. Tab 1 e 2 CATCHMENT AREAS Station No. Stream Station Name Catchment Area(km 2) G.S. 006046 Todd River Wigle'y Gorge 360 G.S. 006009 Todd River Wills Terrace 452 G.S. 006126 Todd River Heavitree Gap 508 G.S. 006047 Charle...s River Big Dipper 42 G .. S. 006010 Todd River Damsite 400 2.3.2 G.B. 006046 Records commence in July 1958 and continue to the present. For this period there are 42 months of incomplete records. There have been 86 stream gaugings done. The largest discharge gauged was 27.9m 3/s on 10/5/68 at a gauge height of 1.646m. On 15/3/77 the highest gauge height of 4.8 metres was recorded. Cease to flow gauge height is 0.301 metres. Control is a concrete weir ..


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