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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11237500 Pitman Creek below Tamarack Creek, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°11'55", long 119°12'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.8 S., R.25 E., Fresno County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040006, in Sierra National Forest, on right bank, 250 ft upstream from Huntington-Shaver Conduit Tunnel, 0.8 mi downstream from confluence of Tamarack and South Fork Tamarack Creeks, 1.4 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.9 mi east of town of Big Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 22.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 931: 1940. WSP 1315-A: 1944. WSP 1395: 1928-29, 1938. WSP 1515: 1929. WSP 1930: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1927 to current year. Records for water year 1928 incomplete, yearly estimate published in WSP 1315-A.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, Parshall flume and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 7,020 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Nov. 23, 2001, to Sept. 9, 2007, at datum 1.00 ft lower. Sept. 28, 1940, to Nov. 22, 2001, at datum 3,325 ft lower. Prior to Sept. 28, 1940, gage at site 10 ft downstream.
COOPERATION - Records were collected by Southern California Edison Co., under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project nos. 67 and 120.
REMARKS - No diversion upstream from station; practically all flow is diverted downstream from station to Huntington-Shaver Conduit. See schematic diagram of lower San Joaquin River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,500 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 12.65 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,100 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 10.77 ft; no flow Oct. 15-18, 1931, and Dec. 5, 6, 2004.