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Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

Look to the AW release calendar to the right on this page  for schedules of flow releases.  Look to the release calendar page for release information in California and across the Country.

Realtime flow information is also available at CDEC Pit River at Big Bend
Historical data for this reach is available at the USGS page for this gauge #11363000.    Gauge site information  
This USGS Pit/McCloud Schematic.pdf  shows dams, diversions, reservoirs and gauges. 

LOCATION.--Lat 41°01'10", long 121°54'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW ¼ SW ¼ sec.31, T.37 N., R.1 E., Shasta County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020003, on left bank at Big Bend, 0.4 mi downstream from Nelson Creek, 1.5 mi upstream from Kosk Creek, and 3.1 mi downstream from Pit No. 5 Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4,711 mi2, excluding Goose Lake Basin.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Pit At Big Bend
dream-046 800 - 4000 cfs III+(V) 318d10h44m 515 cfs (too low)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -4000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III+(V)

Report - Reports of Pit 6) Pit 5: Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
4y46d22h55m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Upper Hot Springs 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y46d22h55m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bottom of Bad Alder 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y46d22h55m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Powerline 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y46d22h55m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Split Decision 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y71d06h18m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Non Stop Class IV 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y71d06h18m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Chris Shackleton Surfs it up at Spin City 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y71d06h18m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Run out on Sneak Peek 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y71d06h18m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bad Alder 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y71d06h18m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Sneak Peek 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y100d11h38m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Kosk Creek Rapid 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y100d12h23m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bob Center 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y101d11h56m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Lower Spillway 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y101d11h56m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] The Dam 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y101d11h56m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 5 Class V 600 cfs Dave Steindorf
4y354d07h42m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 5 Hot Springs n/a Dave Steindorf
4y354d07h44m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Lower Pit 5 n/a Dave Steindorf
4y354d07h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Upper Pit 5 Rapid n/a Dave Steindorf
4y354d07h48m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Rapid above Big Bend Bridge n/a Dave Steindorf
> 10 years Pit [CA] Pit 5 Class V 1800 Dave Steindorf