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Water-Year Summary for Site 11414345

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00054 Reservoir storage(Ins.,Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11414345 Feeley Lake near Graniteville, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°24'01", long 120°38'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.18 N., R.12 E., Nevada County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020125, in Tahoe National Forest, on outlet structure on Feeley Lake Dam on Canyon Creek, and 6.0 mi southeast of Graniteville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 0.40 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1999 to current year. Unpublished records for water years 1966-99 available in the files of the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder since April 2015. Elevation of gage is 6,724 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. October 1999 to April 2015, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
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 number 2310.
REMARKS - Records not collected during winter months. Reservoir is formed on natural lake by rock-filled dam completed in 1870. Contents based on capacity table dated 1964. Usable capacity, 739 acre-ft, between gage heights 0.0 ft, invert of outlet gate, and 16.8 ft, crest of spillway. Figures since April, 2015, represent usable contents at 2400 hours. Released water is used for hydroelectric power and irrigation downstream. See schematic diagram of South Yuba River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.