USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11463000 Russian River near Cloverdale, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°52'46", long 123°03'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.23, T.12 N., R.11 W., Mendocino County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010110, on left bank, 0.3 mi downstream from Cummisky Creek, 5.5 mi northwest of Cloverdale, and 28 mi downstream from Coyote Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 503 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 350 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 30, 1970, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 55,200 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 31.60 ft, site and datum then in use; minimum daily, 12 ft³/s, Apr. 22, 1977.
PERIOD OF RECORD
DISCRETE WATER-QUALITY DATA:
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years November 1963 to September 1968, October 1994 to September 1996.
CONTINUOUS WATER-QUALITY DATA:
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Water years July 2009 to current year (seasonal record only).
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years November 1963 to September 1969, July 2009 to current year (seasonal record only).
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Water years April 1964 to September 1966, January 1967 to September 1968.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor near left bank since July 21, 2009. Electronic data logger with 15 minute interval.