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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11166000 Matadero Creek at Palo Alto, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°25'18", long 122°08'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Santa Clara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18050003, in Rincon de San Francisquito Grant, on right bank, on Ash Street, 150 ft upstream from Lambert Avenue Bridge, and 2.1 mi southeast of Palo Alto Post Office.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7.26 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CA-80-2: 1971, 1973-74, 1978, 1971-75 (peaks above the base). WDR CA-82-2: 1973-74 (peaks above the base), 1978 (peaks above the base).
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1952 to April 1991, June 1992 to November 2017 (discontinued).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 17.01 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 25, 1958, at site 150 ft downstream at different datum. Sept. 25, 1958, to Apr. 9, 1991, at same site, different datum.
REMARKS - No known regulation or diversion upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,560 ft³/s, Feb. 2, 1998, gage height, 10.00 ft, from rating curve extended above 300 ft³/s, on basis of step-backwater computation; no flow at times.