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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11119500 Carpinteria Creek near Carpinteria, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°24'05", long 119°29'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Santa Barbara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060013, in El Rincon Grant, on right bank, 100 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 192, 165 ft downstream from the confluence of Carpinteria and Gobernador Creeks, and 1.8 mi northeast of Carpinteria.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1061: 1943. WSP 1928: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1941 to September 1977, October 1978 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 119.37 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to July 1, 1958, at site 100 ft downstream, at datum 6.00 ft higher. July 2, 1958, to Aug. 27, 1970, at site 65 ft downstream at datum 4.00 ft higher. Aug. 28, 1970, to Sept. 30, 1977, at site 100 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - No regulation upstream from station. Gobernador Land and Water Co. diverts from Gobernador Creek 1.8 mi upstream from station. Small lake 0.8 mi southeast of station and outside the drainage area stores storm runoff and surplus water diverted from Gobernador Creek by Gobernador Land and Water Co. At times this lake is drained by pumping water back into Gobernador Creek 1,000 ft upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,880 ft³/s, Dec. 27, 1971, gage height, 14.10 ft, from floodmark, from rating curve extended above 130 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow at times each year.