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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10350000 Truckee River At Vista, NV
LOCATION - Lat 39°31'14", long 119°42'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.11, T.19 N., R.20 E., Washoe County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050102, 0.4 mi south of Vista, 600 ft downstream from Steamboat Creek, on the northeast side of Reno-Sparks Sewage Treatment Plant, and at mi 53.38 upstream from Marble Bluff Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,431 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1634: 1904. WSP 1734: 1907 (M). WDR NV-75-1: 1963 (M). WDR NV-79-1: Drainage area. Elevation of gage is 4371.16 and was updated on 05/18/2018 from single-base OPUS level 2 survey. The maximum discharge for water year 1940 was revised on Aug. 26, 2021, to correct a typographical error.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1899 to Dec. 1907, Jan. 1932 to Dec. 1954, Oct. 1958 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1314 and 1734.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4371.16 ft above NAVD88, from Global Navigation Satellite System survey quality level 2. Previous published elevation of gage was 4,367.60 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from levels from U.S. Coast and Geodetic Benchmark. Prior to Apr. 16, 1907, nonrecording gages at several sites at various datums in vicinity of previous gage site 1.2 mi downstream. May to Dec. 1907 reference point on railroad bridge 1.0 mi downstream. Jan. 1932 to Dec. 1954, Oct. 1958 to Aug. 17, 1959, water-stage recorder at site 0.9 mi downstream at datum 5.59 ft higher. Aug. 18, 1959 to Dec. 9, 1959, staff gage at different datum. Dec. 10 1959 to Sep. 30, 1993, at site 1.2 mi downstream at datum 0.99 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lake Tahoe (station 10337000), Prosser Creek (station 10340300), Stampede (station 10344300), and Boca (station 10344490) Reservoirs, and other lakes, combined capacity 1,070,000 acre-ft. Several powerplants and many diversions above station.  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records good except for discharges during period from Jul. 20 to Sep. 30, which are poor. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records good. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records good.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height known, 17.04 ft from floodmarks, Dec. 1955, at site and datum used 1958-59, discharge about 15,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 18,900 ft³/s, Feb. 1, 1963, gage height, 16.76 ft, maximum gage height, 24.16 ft, Jan. 2, 1997; minimum daily, 7.0 ft³/s Aug. 26, 1935.