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Water-Year Summary for Site 11416680

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00054 Reservoir storage(Ins.,Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11416680 Lower Lindsey Lake near Graniteville, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°24'43", long 120°38'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.20, T.18 N., R.12 E., Nevada County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020125, in Tahoe National Forest, on outlet structure on Lower Lindsay Lake Dam, and 5.5 mi southeast of Graniteville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 0.91 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
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 Unpublished records for water years 1966-99 available in the files of the U.S. Geological Survey.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.  Elevation of gage is 6,236 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to October, 2016, 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 no. 2310.
REMARKS - Records not collected during the winter months.  Lake is formed by earth-fill dam completed in 1870. Contents based on capacity table dated April 1965. Usable capacity, 272 acre-ft, between gage heights 0.0 ft, invert of outlet valve, and 10.9 ft, crest of spillway. Figures given represent usable contents. See schematic diagram of South Yuba River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.