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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10259200 Deep Creek near Palm Desert, CA
LOCATION - Lat 33°37'52", long 116°23'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.6 S., R.6 E., Riverside County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18100201, on left bank, 500 ft downstream from unnamed tributary, and 6.3 mi south of Palm Desert.
DRAINAGE AREA - 30.6 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1962 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,440 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion upstream from station. See schematic diagram of Salton Sea Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,100 ft³/s, Sept. 10, 1976, gage height, 7.84 ft inside, 11.5 ft from floodmarks, from rating curve extended above 40 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage heights 2.68, 5.15, and 7.84 ft, maximum gage height, 10.27 ft, Aug. 14, 1984; no flow for many days most years.