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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 11401920

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11401920 Spanish Creek at Quincy, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°56'45", long 120°56'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.14, T.24 N., R.9 E., Plumas County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020122, on right bank, 0.7 mi downstream of Highway 89, 0.7 mi north of Quincy, and 2.2 mi upstream of Greenhorn Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 79.8 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,410 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,550 ft³/s, February 9, 2017, gage height, 21.55 ft; minimum daily, 2.0 ft³/s, Sept. 2, 2021.