USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10311400 Carson River At Deer Run Road Near Carson City, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°10'52.96", long 119°41'41.53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.15 N., R.20 E., Carson City, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050201, on left bank, 0.1 mi downstream from Deer Run Road and on Brunswick Road, 4 mi east of Carson City, and at mi 63.3 upstream from Lahontan Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 958 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Apr. 1979 to Sep. 1985, Aug. 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,600 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to April 25, 2013, at site 200 ft downstream at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Dec, 1955 is believed to have been approximately 30,000 ft³/s, based on slope-area measurement made at gaging station 5 mi upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 24,000 ft³/s, Jan. 03, 1997, gage height 24.23 ft; no flow at times, some years.