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STATION DETAILS: JB001 - Luuq at Juba River

Station Number: JB001
Region: Gedo
Location: Luuq
Altitude: 140.0 m a.s.l
Status: Functional
Catchment Area: 166000 km2
Maximum Flow: 1800.0 m3/s
Maximum Depth: 9.0 m
Maximum Width: 140.0 m
Measuring Agency: SWALIM
Stations Nearby: JB009 67.68 kilometres away JB002 164.03 kilometres away JB010 283.23 kilometres away
Station Description:

This is the upper most station on the Juba River in Somalia. The station is about 50km away from the Ethiopian Border. It was established in 1951 though the 1951 to 1962 records are intermittent and of uncertain accuracy. Records from 1963 to 1990 are continuous and accurate. The station was re-established in September 2001 and daily water level readings are recorded by SWALIM up to date. A few attempts were made to carry out river flow measurements at the station but this was not sustainable due to security reasons. Therefore, the river level readings are converted to flow using historical ratings that were generated between 1963 and 1990. The new (2001 to date) flow values have been examined and are considered to be accurate. SWALIM in collaboration with the authorities are making efforts to carry out flow measurements from this station as soon as the logistics on the ground allow.

Station Operating Period: 1951-01-01 - 1990-01-01
2002-01-01 - To Date
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Mean Flow: 209.71 m3/s
95% Exceedance (Q95): 8.22 m3/s
50% Exceedance (Q50): 167.24 m3/s
30% Exceedance (Q30): 254.03 m3/s
10% Exceedance (Q10): 443.15 m3/s
Max gauging level: 6.99 m
Max gauging level date: 2006-10-31
Max gauging flow: 1824.58 m3/s
Max gauging flow date: 1977-11-08
Bankfull stage: 7.0 m
Catchment Data | SNRFA

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Spatial Data type:

Catchments Nearby: Dollow 188.16 kilometres away Jamame 300.95 kilometres away Bulo Burti 426.30 kilometres away
Catchments Nearby: Dollow 188.16 kilometres away Jamame 300.95 kilometres away Bulo Burti 426.30 kilometres away
Catchments Nearby: Dollow 188.16 kilometres away Jamame 300.95 kilometres away Bulo Burti 426.30 kilometres away