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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
11336580 Morrison Creek near Sacramento, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°29'55", long 121°27'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.32, T.8 N., R.5 E., Sacramento County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020163, on right bank, 750 ft upstream from Florin Road, 1.6 mi upstream from Elder Creek, and 3.8 mi south of State Capitol Building in Sacramento.
DRAINAGE AREA - 53.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CA-72-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1959 to September 1987, October 1997 to September 2021 (discontinued) (November 28, 2017, stage only above 5 ft; November 2, 2018, stage only above 2.25 ft;  January 17, 2020, stage only above 2.20 ft).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 10.08 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to June 29, 1960, at site 650 ft downstream at datum 1.55 ft higher. June 29, 1960, to Sept. 12, 1965, at site 475 ft upstream at datum 2.71 ft higher.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion above station. Summer flow is sustained by wastewater from domestic and industrial use. During major storm events record can be affected by backwater from Beach Lake located 5.7 mi downstream from gage. Flow is diverted by pumps into the Sacramento River.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,860 ft³/s, Dec. 31, 2005, gage height, 9.72 ft, maximum gage height, 10.40 ft, Feb. 17, 1986; no flow at times in 1960, 1962, 1965.