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Water-Year Summary for Site 11465390

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11465390 Russian River near Windsor, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°30'57", long 122°51'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Sonoma County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010110, Molinos Land Grant, on left bank at Riverfront Park, 1.3 mi upstream of Porter Creek, 1.8 mi upstream of Wohler Bridge, and 3.4 mi southwest of Windsor.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,022 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2009 to current year (seasonal discharge).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and acoustic velocity meter. Datum of gage is 31.60 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 34.24 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to October 2011, published as "70 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map".
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lake Mendocino 77 mi upstream, beginning November 1958, and by Lake Sonoma 26 mi upstream, beginning October 1983. Many diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 29,000 acres. Flow also affected by diversion into basin (see REMARKS for East Fork Russian River stations). See schematic diagram of Russian River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.