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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11113500 Santa Paula Creek near Santa Paula, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°24'48", long 119°04'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.21, T.4 N., R.21 W., Ventura County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18070102, Mission San Buenaventura Grant, on right bank, 4.8 mi north of Santa Paula and 1.3 mi downstream from Sisar Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 38.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1635: 1933 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1934, 1936 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1941 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WRD CA-95-1: 1994. WSP 1715: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1927 to current year. October 1995 to September 2006, operated by Ventura County Watershed Protection District. March 1912 to September 1913, at site 1.2 mi upstream; records not equivalent. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1969-80. WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1969-71, 1974-75.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Gage datum is 700 ft above NGVD 1988. See WDR CA-79-1 for history of changes prior to Oct. 22, 1980. Oct. 22, 1980, to Feb. 12, 1992, at site 190 ft upstream at datum 5.0 ft higher. High flow data for 1996 recorded by sonic-sensor gage set to NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Natural flow affected by pumping and return flow from irrigated areas. See schematic diagram of Santa Clara River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 27,500 ft³/s, Jan. 10, 2005, gage height, 776.90 ft, based on critical-depth measurement at present datum; no flow at times in 1927, 1949, 1951-52, 1965.