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Water-Year Summary for Site 11424500

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11424500 Dry Creek near Wheatland, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°01'35", long 121°26'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Yuba County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020126, located in Johnson Rancho Land Grant, on left bank, 0.5 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 65, 1.3 mi northwest of Wheatland, and 5 mi upstream of mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 99.9 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1946 to September 1962, April 2006 to current year (seasonal, stage only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 62.83 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by California Department of Water Resources).
REMARKS - Gage is operated seasonally.  Natural flow affected by numerous irrigation pumps along the creek. See schematic diagrams of Bear River Basin and lower Sacramento River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 1946-1962: Maximum discharge, 8,790 cfs Dec. 23, 1955 (gage height, 13,45 ft); no flow at times in each year.