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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10348850 Galena Creek At Galena Creek State Park, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°21'16", long 119°51'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.09, T.17 N., R.19 E., Washoe County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050102, on right bank, at Galena State Park, 0.2 mi west of State Highway 431, and 3.5 mi northwest of Washoe City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7.69 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1984 to Oct. 2011, Jun. 30, 2017 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,320 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - 06/30/2017-09/30/2017: Records fair. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records poor. 10/01/2020-09/30/2021: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of July 20, 1956, 4,730 ft³/s. For discussion of this flood see Water Supply Paper 1530. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,610 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 5.54 ft, from slope-area measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 28.55 ft, Feb. 13, 2018 (backwater from ice); maximum gage height unaffected by backwater, 12.11 ft, June 19, 2019; minimum daily, 0.54 ft³/s, Sep. 26, 2009.