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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
10293000 East Walker River Near Bridgeport, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°19'40", long 119°12'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.34, T.6 N., R.25 E., Mono County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050301, in Toiyabe National Forest, on right bank, 1,500 ft downstream from Bridgeport Reservoir, 5 mi north of Bridgeport, and 10 mi upstream from Sweetwater Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 359 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1927: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jul. 1911 to Sep. 1914 (gage height only), Oct. and Nov. 1921, May 1922 to Sep. 1924, Mar. to Jul. 1925, Oct. 1925 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,400 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 01, 1921, nonrecording gage at site 0.5 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 01, 1921, to Feb. 21, 1924, water-stage recorder at site 1 mi downstream at different datum. Feb. 22, 1924, to Sep. 30, 1931, water-stage recorder, and Oct. 01, 1931 to May 25, 1939, nonrecording gage at present site at datum 2.34 ft lower. May 26, 1939, to Nov. 27, 1988, water-stage recorder at datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of meadow pastureland's near Bridgeport. Flow regulated by Bridgeport Reservoir (station 10292500).  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records fair. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,910 ft³/s, Jan. 04, 1997, gage height, 6.74 ft; minimum daily, 0.20 ft³/s, Nov. 02, 1955.