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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11143250 Carmel River near Carmel, CA
LOCATION - Lat 36°32'21", long 121°52'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monterey County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060006, in Canada de la Segunda Grant, on left bank, 0.6 mi downstream from Potrero Canyon, and about 3 mi east of Carmel.
DRAINAGE AREA - 247 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1962 to current year. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1954-66. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1990-97.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 40 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 16, 1998, at site 1,650 ft upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Low flow regulated by Los Padres Reservoir, usable capacity, 1,480 acre-ft. The San Clemente Reservoir decommissioned and removed as of Aug 31, 2015.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 16,000 ft³/s, Mar. 10, 1995, gage height, 20.85 ft, at datum then in use; no flow for many days most years.