STREAM GAGING STATION INFORMATION
at Branford Street
STATION NO. F305-R
RECORDER: Continuous water stage.
METHOD OF MEASUREMENT: Wading or from footbridge.
DRAINAGE AREA: 48.8 square miles.
LOCATION: On the left (northeasterly) bank of the channel, 35 feet above Branford Street bridge. Elevation of zero gage height is 844 feet.
REGULATION: Flow regulated by Pacoima Dam and Pacoima Spreading Grounds.
DIVERSION: Small diversions for irrigation near mouth of canyon, water diverted to Lopez Basin and Pacoima Spreading Grounds during spreading operations.
CHANNEL: Trapezoidal concrete, with grouted rock walls.
CONTROL: Channel forms control.
LENGTH OF RECORD: October 30, 1953 to September 30, 1967, from October 1, 1988 to date.
REMARKS: Located and constructed by the Corps of Engineers, Department of Army, operated by Public Works.