Gauge Description:

Real time flow information became available on the American Whitewater Website in 2009, but as of Oct 16, 2013 it is available from CDEC. 

PR4 - PH-30 PIT RIVER BLW PIT NO 4 DAM

Also look to the release calendar on this page  for schedules flow releases.  Look to the release calendar page for release information in California and across the Country.

Historical data is available for this reach at the USGS gauge #11362500 page.
Realtime info is also available at CDEC Pit River below Pit 4 Dam.

LOCATION.--Lat 40°58'25", long 121°46'42" referenced to North American Datum of
   1927, Shasta County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020003, unsurveyed, in Shasta National Forest,
   on right bank, 0.2 mi downstream from unnamed tributary, 0.6 mi downstream from Ruling
   Creek, 1.3 mi downstream from Pit No. 4 Dam, and 2.7 mi downstream from Pit No. 3
   Powerplant.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4,648 mi2, excluding Goose Lake Basin.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1922 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods,
   published in WSP 1315-A. Published as "near Pecks Bridge" April to October 1922, and as
   "at Lindsay Flat" November 1922 to June 1927.

 

This USGS Pit/McCloud Schematic.pdf  shows dams, diversions, reservoirs and gauges.

The AW - PG&E Flows Page shows a number of other PG&E flow reports on different river reaches. 

The provisional flow data provided below has not been reviewed or edited, and may be subject to significant change.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
PIT RIVER BLW PIT NO 4 DAM (PH-30)
cdec-PR4 800 - 3000 cfs IV 04h28m 455 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -3000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable IV gauge is important or has warning

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

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
7y69d02h02m @Pit (Pit 4) Pit 4 Dam to Pit 4 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 4 Class II n/a Dave Steindorf
7y69d02h05m @Pit (Pit 4) Pit 4 Dam to Pit 4 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 4 canyon n/a Dave Steindorf
> 10 years Pit [CA] Pit 4 Canyon 1800 Dave Steindorf
> 10 years Pit [CA] Pit 4 Rafting n/a Dave Steindorf