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Water-Year Summary for Site 11406910

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11406910 Sutter-Butte Canal at Intake, near Oroville, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°27'02", long 121°39'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Butte County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020105, in northwest corner of Boga Fernandez Grant, on left bank, 675 ft downstream from Thermalito Afterbay Dam, and 6.8 mi southwest of Oroville.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1967 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 109.97 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by California Department of Water Resources). Prior to May 1, 1970, at datum 109.50 ft lower.
COOPERATION - Records collected by California Department of Water Resources, under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 2100.
REMARKS - Water is diverted from Thermalito Afterbay and is used for irrigation. See schematic diagram showing diversions and storage from Feather River at Lake Oroville available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 2,110 ft³/s, Apr. 22-24, 1968; no flow for many days during most years.