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Water-Year Summary for Site 11274550

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean,Max.,Min.,Med.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean,Max.,Min.,Med.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11274550 San Joaquin River near Crows Landing, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°25'55", long 121°00'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.07, T.6 S., R.9 E., Stanislaus County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040002, on right bank, 50 ft downstream from bridge on Crows Landing Road, and 4.2 mi northeast of Crows Landing.
DRAINAGE AREA - 9,694 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with crest-stage gages. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Natural flow of stream affected by storage reservoirs, ground-water withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and imported water; low flows consist mainly of return water from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 38,000 ft³/s, Jan. 28, 1997, gage height, 59.23 ft, from rating curve extended above 32,100 ft³/s; minimum daily, 7.5 ft³/s, Aug. 6, 2015.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1996 to current year. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 2001-02. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 2000-02.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: January 1996 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: January 1996 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor since January 1996.

Specific conductance and water temperature values are affected by irrigation return flow. Specific conductance records for water years 2016, 2015 and 2014 rated excellent except for some periods, which range from good to poor. Water temperature records for 2016 water year rated excellent. 2015 and 2014 water years rated excellent except for some periods, which are rated good to poor.

Water Year 2017: The practice of assigning qualitative accuracy ratings to continuous water-quality data was discontinued in WY2017.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 2,730 microsiemens, June 24-25, 2014; minimum recorded, 112 microsiemens, June 16, 2006. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 32.1°C, July 4, 2013; minimum recorded, 4.0°C, Dec. 24, 1998.