USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10338700 Donner Creek at Highway 89, near Truckee, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°19'16", long 120°12'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.16, T.17 N., R.16 E., Nevada County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 16050102, on right bank, 50 ft upstream from State Highway 89 bridge, 0.5 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.4 mi southwest of Truckee.
DRAINAGE AREA - 29.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1993 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1993-94.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,870 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, about 2,500 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 12.76 ft, backwater from debris, on the basis of the flood routing the peak discharge between Truckee River near Truckee and Truckee River above Prosser Creek; minimum daily, 2.0 ft³/s (estimated), Dec. 7, 2013.