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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11246700 San Joaquin River near Auberry, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°07'56", long 119°31'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.24, T.9 S., R.22 E., Fresno County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040006, on left bank, 2,300 ft downstream from Kerckhoff Dam, 2.8 mi northwest of Auberry, and 6.7 mi south of town of North Fork.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,461 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1986 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 870.11 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Pacific Gas and Electric Co.).
COOPERATION - Records, including monthly discharge to Kerckhoff Powerplant No. 1 and 2 (stations 11246950 and 11247050), 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. 96.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by nine powerplants and eight reservoirs with combined capacity of about 609,300 acre-ft. Diversions to Kerckhoff Powerplants No. 1 and 2 bypass this station. See schematic diagram of lower San Joaquin River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 80,600 ft³/s, Jan. 3, 1997, gage height, 35.62 ft; minimum daily, 16 ft³/s, May 9-18, 1987, Sept. 29, 30, 1988.