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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11070465 Salt Creek at Murrieta Road, near Sun City, CA
LOCATION - Lat 33°41'39", long 117°12'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.33, T.5 S., R.3 W., Riverside County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18070202, on right bank, 40 ft upstream from Murrieta Road crossing, 2.2 mi upstream from Canyon Lake, and 1.1 mi southwest of Sun City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 116 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1983 to September 1985, October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gages. Elevation of gage is 1,405 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. October 1983 to September 1985, at same site at different datum.
REMARKS - Flow partly regulated by Paloma Valley Reservoir. Diversions for irrigation and domestic use occur at times upstream from station. See schematic diagram of Santa Ana River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,120 ft³/s, Mar. 2, 1983, gage height, 6.88 ft, datum then in use, provided by Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,550 ft³/s, Jan. 21, 2010, gage height, 11.67 ft; no flow for many days in most years.