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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11403530 Bucks Creek below Diversion Dam, near Bucks Lodge, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°54'16", long 121°13'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.29, T.24 N., R.7 E., Plumas County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020121, Plumas National Forest, on left bank, 20 ft upstream from unnamed tributary, 0.2 mi downstream from diversion dam, and 3.6 mi northwest of Bucks Lodge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 31.5 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1990 to current year. Unpublished records for water years 1981-90 available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey. Seasonal records only for water years 1986-98.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control with V-notch sharp-crested weir Sept. 19, 1990, to Sept. 24, 1998. Ultrasonic-velocity meter since Sept. 24, 1998. Spill is included with this site. Elevation of gage is 4,850 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. 619.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by diversion dam at Lower Bucks Lake 0.2 mi upstream, where most of the flow is diverted to Grizzly Creek via Bucks Creek Tunnel outlet or Grizzly Powerplant. Low flows regulated by fixed-plate orifice until July 27, 2005. See schematic diagram of North Fork Feather River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.