USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11239500 Shaver Lake near Big Creek, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°08'41", long 119°18'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.13, T.9 S., R.24 E., Fresno County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040006, in Sierra National Forest, near center of dam on Stevenson Creek, and 5.2 mi southwest of town of Big Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 29.1 mi².
- WSP 1565: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1909 to current year. Prior to January 1927, monthly contents only, published in WSP 1315-A; January 1927 to September 1931, published in WSP 721. Maximum and minimum daily contents (water years 1928-39) summarized in WSP 881. Prior to 1960, maximum and minimum daily contents were published.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by Southern California Edison Co.). Prior to Jan. 11, 1927, gage on rock-fill dam a short distance upstream at different datum.
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. Contents not rounded to U.S. Geological Survey standards.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 135,897 acre-ft, July 5, 1946, Aug. 4, 1978, maximum elevation, 5,370.28 ft, Aug. 4, 1978; minimum contents, 0 acre-ft, estimated, Dec. 5, 2011 thru Feb. 5, 2012, minimum elevation, 5,212.87 ft, Jan. 5, 2012.