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Flow for this reach is available on Dreamflows

This flow information is being provided as part of the Yuba/ Bear whitewater flow study.
American Whitewater in cooperation with Pacific Gas & Electric, Nevada Irrigation District, State and Federal Agencies will be collection information on the Middle Yuba, South Yuba and Bear watersheds over the next two years.   Please fill out and online survey if you boat his reach.


Bear River Basin schematic of diversions, reserviors and gauging stations as of 2006.
USGS 11422500 BEAR R BL ROLLINS DAM NR COLFAX CA  provides historical flow and other information about the gauge on this reach. 
USGS 11421900 ROLLINS PH NR COLFAX CA  provides historical statistics and daily data for outflows from the powerhouse, but above the diversion canal. 
USGS 11422000 BEAR R CN NR COLFAX CA  provides historical information on the amount of water diverted out through the Bear Canal.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Bear At Hwy 174 Bridge
dream-067 200 - 1000 cfs II-V 01h25m 169 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
200 -1000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II-V gauge is important or has warning

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