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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11462080 Russian River near Talmage, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°06'47", long 123°10'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Mendocino County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010110, in Yokaya Land Grant, on right bank at City of Ukiah Sewage Treatment Plant, 1 mi upstream of Robinson Creek, and 1.6 mi southwest of Talmage.
DRAINAGE AREA - 286 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 560 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of about 5,000 acres upstream from station. Flow also affected by diversion into basin (see REMARKS for East Fork Russian River stations) and since November 1958 by storage in Lake Mendocino, capacity, 122,400 acre-ft, 7.7 mi upstream. See schematic diagram of Russian River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 15,900 ft³/s, Jan 10, 2017 gage height, 26.58 ft, from rating 6.0; minimum daily, 73 ft³/s, May 18, 24, 2013.