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Water-Year Summary for Site 11389720

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11389720 Butte Creek below Diversion Dam, near Stirling City, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°58'53", long 121°35'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.36, T.25 N., R.3 E., Butte County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020120, on left bank, 400 ft downstream from diversion dam, 0.1 mi upstream from Haw Creek, and 6.2 mi northwest of Stirling City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 61.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1986, June 1986 to current year (low-flow records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,840 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Records were collected by Pacific Gas and Electric Co., under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 803.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by diversion dam 400 ft upstream. Flows computed to 99.0 ft³/s. Most of the water is diverted at diversion dam to Butte Creek Canal and then to De Sabla Powerplant (station 11389750).