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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11243500 Pacific Gas and Electric Company Conduit No. 3 near Bass Lake, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°17'21", long 119°31'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.26, T.7 S., R.22 E., Madera County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040006, in Sierra National Forest, on left bank, 1,000 ft downstream from Crane Valley Powerplant and Dam, and 2.5 mi southeast of town of Bass Lake.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1940 to current year. Prior to October 1954, published as "near Crane Valley Reservoir."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete flume. Elevation of gage is 3,300 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Records, including diversion to San Joaquin Powerplant No. 1, 1A, 2 and 3, were provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Co., under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 1354.
REMARKS - Conduit diverts from Bass Lake in sec.26, T.7 S., R.22 E. Water passes through Crane Valley Powerplant, then to Powerplant No. 3, and is stored temporarily at Manzanita Lake on North Fork Willow Creek; flow then diverts to Powerplants No. 2 and No. 1A, before it enters San Joaquin River at Kerckhoff Reservoir through San Joaquin Powerplant No. 1. See schematic diagram of lower San Joaquin River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 167 ft³/s, June 23, 24, 1965; no flow at times.