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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11237600 Pitman Creek Shaft below Tamarack Creek, near Big Creek, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°11'54", long 119°12'48" 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 left bank at 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.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1986 to December 1995, April to November 1996, March 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Discharge computed as difference between Pitman Creek below Tamarack Creek (station 11237500) and Pitman Creek near Tamarack Mountain (station 11237700). Elevation of diversion point is 7,010 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
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 - Flow is diversion from Pitman Creek into Huntington-Shaver Conduit for power development in Big Creek powerplants. See schematic diagram of lower San Joaquin River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 888 ft³/s, May 16, 1996; no flow for many days each year.