AW works with PG&E to report real time flow information for this diverted reach. Flow information has been available since September 2009.
During release weekends, flows are stable through the weekend but the flow varies from release to release. Past flows have ranged from 600 cfs up to 1250 cfs.
See also: Pit River Campground to Lake Britton
USGS has a pdf showing all the dams, diversions, powerhouses and gauges in the Pit and McCloud River Basins.
Mandatory minimum flows below Pit 1 Forebay into Lower Fall River and on into the Pit River, are:
November 16 - May 15: 50 cfs
May 16 - May 31: 75 cfs
June 1 to October 31 150 cfs
November 1 to 15 50 cfs
|Pit Above Pit 1 Powerhouse|
|dream-035||600 - 3000 cfs||III-IV||12h16m||~ 599 cfs (too low)|
Calculated reading of downstream USGS gauge minus powerhouse outflows.
Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.