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Water-Year Summary for Site 11383500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11383500 Deer Creek near Vina, CA
LOCATION - Lat 40°00'51", long 121°56'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.23, T.25 N., R.1 W., Tehama County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020157, on left bank, 0.5 mi upstream from irrigation diversion dam, 7.9 mi northeast of Vina, and 10.3 mi downstream of Sulphur Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 208 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1315-A: 1940-42 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1931: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1911 to September 1915, March 1920 to current year. December 1937 to January 1939 first published in WDR CA-94-4. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1315-A.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 479.2 ft above NGVD of 1929, from river-profile survey. Prior to Oct. 9, 1928, non-recording gage at site 0.8 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 9, 1928, to Jan. 19, 1939, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 2.64 ft higher.
REMARKS - No storage or large diversions upstream from station. See schematic diagram of upper Sacramento River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 24,000 ft³/s, Jan. 1, 1997, gage height, 15.56 ft, from rating curve extended above 9,200 ft³/s, maximum gage height, 19.20 ft, Dec. 10, 1937; minimum, 52 ft³/s, Aug. 25-27, 1931.

Water years 1999 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1999 to Sept. 13, 2016 continuous hourly data. Sept. 13, 2016 to current year continuous 15-minute data. 

SEDIMENT DATA: Water year 2001.

TURBIDITY: January 2001 to September 2004.


The practice of assigning qualitative accuracy ratings to water-quality data was discontinued in WY2017.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 28.0°C, July 14, 2002, July 4, 2013; minimum recorded, 0.4°C, Dec.10, 2013.

TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 290 NTU, Dec. 16, 2002; minimum recorded, 0.0 NTU, many days during most years.