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Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

PG&E has stopped providing flow information for this reach as of October 16, 2013.  AW is talking with them to see if flow information can continue.


Historical flow records for this reach are available online from USGS.  
Gauge #11404400 only records low flows up to 137 cfs for the minimum releases. 
Gauge #11404500 records spill flows and such that are of interest to boaters. 
Year 2007 records pdf

Diversion through Poe Powerplant began on May 29, 1958.

NF Feather Schematic pdf diagram of North Fork Feather River Basin
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 105,400 ft³/s, Jan. 1, 1997, gage height, 41.65 ft, from rating curve extended above 32,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope area measurement of peak discharge; minimum daily, 5.4 ft³/s, Sept. 18, 1977.

Gauge #11404900 records flows through the Poe powerhouse which gives some indication of what flows could be during powerhouse or dam maintanence periods if flows go into the river.

 

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
FORK FEATHER RIVER AT PULGA
cdec-NFP 400 - 7000 cfs IV-V 05h46m 3680 cfs (running)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
400 -7000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable IV-V

Report - Reports of Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe 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
Feather, N. Fork [CA] Upper Poe 700 cfs Dave Steindorf
North Fork Feather [CA] Poe Section on North Fork Feather, CA 1000 cfs john
29d01h19m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Sandy Beach n/a Dave Steindorf
1y71d23h45m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Poe Dam 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
9y64d17h28m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Sage Advice low runnable level Dave Steindorf
9y64d17h34m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Poe low runnable level Dave Steindorf
9y64d17h44m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Tinky Winky low runnable level Dave Steindorf
9y64d17h51m @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Dipsy low runnable level Dave Steindorf
9y64d21h26m NF Feather River: Poe [CA] Bardees Bar 600.0 in/yr Dave Steindorf
9y66d18h27m NF Feather: Poe [CA] Photos 500 cfs Paul Martzen
> 10 years Feather, N. Fork [CA] Poe Canyon 700 cfs Dave Steindorf
> 10 years @Feather, N. Fork 4) Poe Dam to Poe Powerhouse [CA] Poe Canyon n/a Dave Steindorf
> 10 years Butte County Spoil Pile Rapid a good level Dave Steindorf
> 10 years NF Feather, Poe [CA] Poe Canyon 0.0 in/yr Dave Steindorf