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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
10312150 Carson River Below Lahontan Reservoir Near Fallon, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°27'50.17", long 119°02'46.53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.34, T.19 N., R.26 E., Churchill County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050203, on right bank, 1.1 mi downstream from Lahontan Dam, 15 mi west of Fallon, and at mi 1.16 downstream from Lahontan Reservoir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,801 mi². excludes inflow from Truckee Canal.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NV-79-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1966 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,040 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lahontan Reservoir (station 10312100), capacity 295,500 acre-ft, and other upstream regulations. One diversion, approximately 2,500 acre-ft per year, between gage and Lahontan Reservoir. 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records good. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records good. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records good. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records good. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,160 ft³/s, Jun. 23, 1983, gage height, 8.34 ft; minimum daily, 0.00 ft³/s, Feb. 25, 2005.