Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our Next Generation Station Page here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 11149400

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11149400 Nacimiento River below Nacimiento Dam, near Bradley, CA
LOCATION - Lat 35°45'41", long 120°51'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.14, T.25 S., R.10 E., San Luis Obispo County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060005, on Camp Roberts Military Reservation, on left bank, 2.2 mi downstream from Nacimiento Dam, and 7.6 mi southwest of Bradley.
DRAINAGE AREA - 329 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CA-84-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1957 to current year. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1963-66.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 591.97 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lake Nacimiento (formerly Nacimiento Reservoir) beginning in February 1957, usable capacity, 340,000 acre-ft. No diversion upstream from station. See schematic diagram of Salinas River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,220 ft³/s, Feb 22, 2017, gage height, 12.26 ft; no flow at times in 1958-63, 1965, 1977, 1990.