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Water-Year Summary for Site 11416100

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11416100 Bowman-Spaulding Canal at Jordan Creek Siphon Venturi, near Emigrant Gap, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°20'32", long 120°38'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.16, T.17 N., R.12 E., Nevada County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020125, at outlet of Jordan Creek Siphon, 0.6 mi downstream from Fuller Lake, and 3.5 mi northeast of Emigrant Gap.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1964 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and Venturi section. Elevation of gage is 5,340 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
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.
REMARKS - Records show water diverted from Bowman Lake (station 11415500) plus numerous small tributaries before it enters Lake Spaulding (station 11414140). Most of the water at this gage flows downstream through Spaulding No. 3 Powerplant. See schematic diagrams of South Yuba River Basin and Bear River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 336 ft³/s, May 3, 2009; no flow at times in most years.