USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11403520 Lower Bucks Lake near Bucks Lodge, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°53'59", long 121°13'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.32, T.24 N., R.7 E., Plumas County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020121, Plumas National Forest, in outlet tower for Bucks Creek Tunnel, 900 ft upstream from Buck Diversion Dam, 1.3 mi downstream from Bucks Lake Dam, and 3.2 mi northwest of Bucks Lodge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 31.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1985 to current year. Unpublished records for water years 1981-85 available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3.50 ft below NGVD of 1929 (levels by Pacific Gas and Electric Company).
COOPERATION - Records were collected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 619.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 6,203 acre-ft, May 18, 1996, elevation, 5,024.6 ft; minimum, 99 acre-ft, Sept. 9, 1993, elevation, 4,956.1 ft.