USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
10336674 Ward Creek below Confluence, near Tahoe City, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°08'27", long 120°12'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.16, T.15 N., R.16 E., Placer County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050101, Tahoe National Forest, on left bank, 0.1 mi downstream from confluence with unnamed tributary, 3.2 mi west of William Kent Campground, and 4.8 mi southwest of Tahoe City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4.96 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1991 to September 2011, November 7, 2014 to current year. Prior to November, 2014, published as mean daily discharge.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,600 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,220 ft³/s, Jan. 1, 1997, gage height, 8.85 ft, from crest stage gage; no flow for some days in most years.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1993 to September 2011 (discontinued).