USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10336645 General Creek near Meeks Bay, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°03'07", long 120°07'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.20, T.14 N., R.17 E., El Dorado County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050101, on right bank, 200 ft upstream from State Highway 89, 0.4 mi upstream from Lake Tahoe, and 1.1 mi north of Meeks Bay.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7.44 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1980 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 6,250.38 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 861 ft³/s, Jan. 8, 2017, gage height, 5.93 ft, maximum gage height, 7.86 ft, Jan. 2, 1997, backwater from plugged culvert, from rating curve extended above 180 ft³/s, on basis of computation of flow through culvert; minimum daily, 0.29 ft³/s, July 28, Aug. 15, 1994.
PERIOD OF RECORD
DISCRETE WATER-QUALITY DATA:
CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1992 to current year.
SEDIMENT RECORDS: Water years October 1980 to 1989.
CONTINUOUS WATER-QUALITY DATA:
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years October 1980 to September 1983.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years October 1980 to September 1992, January 2015 to current year.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Water years October 1980 to September 1992.
TURBIDITY: Water years January 2015 to current year.