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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11423800 Bear River Fish Release below Camp Far West Reservoir, near Wheatland, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°02'30", long 121°19'52" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.29, T.14 N., R.6 E., Placer County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020108, on left bank, 1.2 mi downstream from Camp Far West Reservoir, and 5.4 mi northeast of Wheatland.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 120 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Records provided by South Sutter Water District, under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 2997.
REMARKS - At times during dry and critical years, which is defined by the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary 91-1WR, May 1995, mean daily discharges between July 1 and Sept. 30 may represent flows that include the 10 ft³/s minimum daily fish release requirement plus additional flows that are required by the Bay-Delta Settlement Agreement. The gage measures required fish-release flow and is entirely regulated by Camp Far West Reservoir. See schematic diagrams of lower Sacramento River Basin and Bear River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 43 ft³/s, Dec. 4, 1994; minimum daily, 7.3 ft³/s, Mar. 11, 12, 2002.