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USGS 08475000 Rio Grande nr Brownsville, TX

  Stream Site

Latitude 25°52'35",   Longitude 97°27'15"   NAD27
Cameron County, Texas, Hydrologic Unit 13090002
Drainage area: 176,333 square miles
Contributing drainage area: 176,333 square miles,
Datum of gage: 0 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2018-09-14  2018-11-17  
 Daily Data
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1966-02-15  1983-09-30  6321 
 Daily Statistics 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1966-02-15  1983-09-30 6321 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1966-02  1983-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1966  1983  
 Peak streamflow 1935-06-10  1976-10-05  43 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1966-02-15  2018-10-16  504 
 Water-Year Summary 2005  2013  9 
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