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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11402000 Spanish Creek above Blackhawk Creek, at Keddie, CA
LOCATION - Lat 40°00'11", long 120°57'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.27, T.25 N., R.9 E., Plumas County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020122, on right bank, 200 ft upstream from Blackhawk Creek, and 0.9 mi southeast of Keddie.
DRAINAGE AREA - 184 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1041: 1938 (instantaneous maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1933 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,129.86 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Low flow regulated by five small reservoirs having a combined capacity of 800 acre-ft. Approximately 4,600 acres irrigated upstream from station (from information provided by U.S. Forest Service). City of Quincy diverts about 450 acre-ft annually for municipal supply. See schematic diagram of North Fork Feather River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 22,100 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 15.68 ft, from rating curve extended above 5,200 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum daily, 3.0 ft³/s, Sept. 4, 5, 1988.