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Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11403200 North Fork Feather River below Rock Creek Diversion Dam, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°58'49", long 121°16'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.25 N., R.6 E., Plumas County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020121, Plumas National Forest, on left bank, 0.7 mi downstream from Rock Creek Diversion Dam, and 5.0 mi northeast of Storrie.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,773 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1985 to February 1986, October 1986 to current year. Unpublished records for water years 1982-85 available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,120 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. 1962.
REMARKS - Low and medium flow regulated by Rock Creek Forebay 0.7 mi upstream. Most of the flow is diverted to Rock Creek Powerplant. Diversion to Rock Creek Powerplant began Feb. 28, 1950. See schematic diagram of North Fork Feather River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 91,600 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 31.85 ft; minimum daily, 45 ft³/s, Oct. 24, 2013.