USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
10265150 Hot Creek at Flume, near Mammoth, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°40'08", long 118°49'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.3 S., R.29 E., Mono County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18090102, on right bank, 2.6 mi north of Whitmore Hot Springs, and 8.4 mi east of Mammoth Lakes.
DRAINAGE AREA - 68.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year. Unpublished daily discharge for calendar years 1982-85 available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey. Daily discharge for calendar year 1986 published in WRIR 89-4033 as "Hot Creek Flume." Daily discharge for calendar years 1987-89 published in OFR 96-382 as "Hot Creek Flume."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and Parshall flume. Elevation of gage is 6,950 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 433 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 4.38 ft; minimum daily, 25 ft³/s, several days in 2015.
PERIOD OF RECORD
DISCRETE WATER-QUALITY DATA:
CHEMICAL DATA: Chemical data for calendar year 1986 published in WRIR 89-4033 as "Hot Creek Flume." Chemical data for calendar years 1987-89 published in OFR 96-382 as "Hot Creek Flume."
CONTINUOUS WATER-QUALITY DATA:
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years July 1983-85, October 2007 to October 17, 2018.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years July 1983-88, 1998-2003, October 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature and specific conductance recorder.