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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 11451800

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Min.,Med.,Max.)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11451800 Cache Creek at Rumsey, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°53'24", long 122°14'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Yolo County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020116, in Canada de Capay Land Grant, on right bank, downstream side of Rumsey Bridge on Arbuckle Road (Road 41), 1,230 ft upstream of Brushy Creek, at Rumsey.
DRAINAGE AREA - 964 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2015 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 405.69 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Regulation upstream at Indian Valley Reservoir and Clear Lake for agriculture and flood control releases.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 21,470 ft³/s, January 7, 2017, gage height 13.11 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Previous discharge data provided by CA Department of Water Resources.

CHEMICAL DATA: Water years February 1996 to June 2000.
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years December 1975 to September 1976, February 1996 to June 2000, October 2015 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years October 2016 to current year.
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years October 2015 to current year.
TURBIDITY: Water years October 2016 to current year.

REMARKS - Records of sediment discharge from December 1975 to September 1976 were obtained from the California Department of Water Resources. California Department of Water Resources has provided discharge data since December 1975. This station replaced former station 11451760 (Cache Creek above Rumsey) in September 1976 and was reestablished February 1996 for NAWQA water-quality and sediment sampling purposes.