USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11128250 Alamo Pintado Creek near Solvang, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°37'06", long 120°07'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.11, T.6 N., R.31 W., Santa Barbara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060010, on right bank, at downstream side of bridge on Alamo Pintado Road, and 1.7 mi northeast of Solvang.
DRAINAGE AREA - 29.4 mi².
- WDR CA-98-1: 1997.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1970 to September 1985, October 1989 to September 1992, October 1994 to current year. Records prior to October 1970 in files of Santa Barbara County Flood Control District.
CHEMICAL DATA: Water year 1997.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 540.49 ft above NGVD of 1929, Santa Barbara County datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jan. 25, 1969, reached a stage of 10.32 ft, from information provided by Santa Barbara County Flood Control District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,680 ft³/s, Feb. 3, 1998, gage height, 11.69 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,050 ft³/s; no flow part of most years.