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) 25h35m 440 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -4000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III+(V) 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
2y345d16h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Blackberry Death Chute n/a Dave Steindorf
2y345d17h22m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Madesi Boat Ramp n/a Dave Steindorf
6y312d01h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Upper Hot Springs 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y312d01h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bottom of Bad Alder 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y312d01h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Powerline 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y312d01h46m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Split Decision 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y336d09h09m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Non Stop Class IV 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y336d09h09m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Chris Shackleton Surfs it up at Spin City 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y336d09h09m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Run out on Sneak Peek 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y336d09h09m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bad Alder 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
6y336d09h09m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Sneak Peek 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y14h29m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Kosk Creek Rapid 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y15h14m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Bob Center 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y38h47m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Lower Spillway 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y38h47m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] The Dam 0 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y38h47m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 5 Class V 600 cfs Dave Steindorf
7y254d10h33m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Pit 5 Hot Springs n/a Dave Steindorf
7y254d10h35m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Lower Pit 5 n/a Dave Steindorf
7y254d10h37m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Upper Pit 5 Rapid n/a Dave Steindorf
7y254d10h39m /Pit-Pit 5 Dam to Pit 5 Powerhouse [CA] Rapid above Big Bend Bridge n/a Dave Steindorf