USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11414400 French Lake near Cisco, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°25'16", long 120°32'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.17, T.18 N., R.13 E., Nevada County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020125, Tahoe National Forest, on right bank, near French Lake Dam on Canyon Creek, 0.5 mi upstream from Weil Lake, and 8.2 mi north of Cisco.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4.60 mi².
- WDR US-2010: 1994
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1986 to current year. Unpublished records for water years 1966-86 available in the files of the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by Nevada Irrigation District). Prior to October 1997, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - Records were collected by Nevada Irrigation District, under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 2266.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 14,600 acre-ft, Jan. 8, 2017, elevation, 6,662.10 ft; minimum, 5,350 acre-ft, Jan. 28, 2014, elevation, 6,628.44 ft.