Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 11424000

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11424000 Bear River near Wheatland, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°00'01", long 121°24'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.13 N., R.5 E., Placer County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020126, on right bank, 200 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 65, 1 mi southeast of Wheatland, 6.5 mi downstream from Camp Far West Reservoir, and 12 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 292 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1931: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1928 to current year. CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1953-80, 1999-2000. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1999-2000.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 71.92 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 2131 for history of changes prior to May 28, 1970.
REMARKS - Natural flow of stream affected by inflow from Yuba and American River Basins. Flow regulated by Lake Combie, usable capacity, 7,840 acre-ft, since 1928; Rollins Reservoir (station 11421800), since December 1964; and Camp Far West Reservoir, usable capacity, 102,200 acre-ft, since October 1963. Many diversions for irrigation and power. See schematic diagrams of Bear River Basin and lower Sacramento River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 48,000 ft³/s, Feb. 17, 1986, gage height, 21.60 ft, maximum gage height, 24.28 ft, Dec. 31, 2005; no flow at times.