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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11519500 Scott River near Fort Jones, CA
LOCATION - Lat 41°38'27", long 123°00'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.44 N., R.10 W., Siskiyou County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010208, on right bank, 1.7 mi upstream from Snow Creek, and 10.8 mi downstream from Fort Jones.
DRAINAGE AREA - 653 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1445: 1942-43 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1946 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1948. WSP 1715: 1951-52 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1929: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Monthly discharge only October to December 1941, published in WSP 1315-B. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1959-79. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1955-56.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,623.80 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 1, 1966, water-stage recorder 400 ft downstream at datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of about 30,000 acres upstream from station. See schematic diagram of Klamath River and Trinity River Basins available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 54,600 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 25.34 ft, from floodmarks, from rating curve extended above 15,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement at 21.40 ft, site and datum then in use; minimum daily, 3.4 ft³/s, Sept. 20-22, 2001.