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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 11479560

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
11479560 Eel River at Fernbridge, CA
LOCATION - Lat 40°36'57", long 124°12'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.3 N., R.1 W., Humboldt County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010105, on right bank, downstream from bridge on county road, at Fernbridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,614 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year. Records prior to October 1989 are in the files of the California Department of Water Resources.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 3.64 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Data is collected for flood-warning purposes only. Gage heights published above -0.50 ft. Prior to Oct. 1, 2008, gage heights were published above 0.52 ft. See schematic diagram of Eel River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 25.62 ft, February 27, 2019.