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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
10338000 Truckee River near Truckee, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°17'47", long 120°12'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.28, T.17 N., R.16 E., Placer County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050102, in Tahoe National Forest, on left bank, 1.4 mi downstream from Cabin Creek, and 2.5 mi southwest of Truckee.
DRAINAGE AREA - 553 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CA-77-3: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1944 to September 1961, June 1977 to September 1982, October 1992 to September 1995, October 1996 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1314. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1951-66. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water years 1977-82. WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1977-82, 1993-94.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 5,857.66 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lake Tahoe (station 10337000), operating capacity, 744,600 acre-ft. See schematic diagram of Truckee River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 11,900 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 9.97 ft, from rating curve extended above 3,100 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 7.62 ft and 7.92 ft; minimum daily, 2.10 ft³/s, Sept 5, 2015.