USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
10270885 Bishop Creek below Intake No. 3 Diversion Dam, near Bishop, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°16'27", long 118°34'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.09, T.8 S., R.31 E., Inyo County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18090102, in Inyo National Forest, on outlet structure, 20 ft downstream from dam, 0.7 mi downstream from confluence of South Fork and Middle Fork Bishop Creeks, and 9.5 mi southwest of Bishop.
DRAINAGE AREA - 64.5 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1994 to current year (low-flow records only). Unpublished records prior to October 1994 available in files of Southern California Edison Co.
GAGE - Acoustic-velocity meter. Elevation of gage is 7,160 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to October 2015, Water-stage recorder and Parshall flume at site 0.10 mi downstream at datum 30 ft lower.
COOPERATION - Records collected by Southern California Edison Co., under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 1394.