USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11193031 Kern River at Rio Bravo Powerplant, near Bakersfield, CA
LOCATION - Lat 35°25'49", long 118°49'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.01, T.29 S., R.29 E., Kern County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18030012, on left bank, at diversion to Rio Bravo Powerplant, and 15.5 mi northeast of Bakersfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and broad-crested weir; water-stage recorder, Parshall flume and drain gate. Elevation of gage is 678.17 ft above NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Records, including diversion through Rio Bravo Powerplant (station 11193010), provided by Rio Bravo Hydro Project, under the general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 4129.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge (combined), 5,160 ft³/s, Feb. 23, 1998; minimum daily, 46 ft³/s, Feb. 22, 1996.