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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
10308200 East Fork Carson River below Markleeville Creek near Markleeville, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°42'53", long 119°45'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.15, T.10 N., R.20 E., Alpine County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050201, on right bank, 0.5 mi downstream from Markleeville Creek, 1.5 mi northeast of Markleeville, and at mi 114.75 upstream from Lahontan Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 276 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Sep. 1960 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,400 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 01, 1967, at present site at datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - A few small diversions for irrigation above station. Flow slightly regulated by several small reservoirs, total capacity, about 5,000 acre-ft. 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records good except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor.  10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor.  10/01/2017-08/31/2018: Records fair except estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 18,900 ft³/s, Jan. 02, 1997, gage height, 11.78 ft; minimum daily, 12 ft³/s, Sep. 10-13, 23, 1987.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 2001 to Nov. 2005 (discontinued). CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 2001 to Nov. 2005 (discontinued). SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 2001 to Nov. 2005 (discontinued).