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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07299540 Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River near Childress, TX
LOCATION - Lat 34°34'09", long 100°11'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Childress County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11120105, at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highways 62 and 83, 3.1 mi downstream from Salt Creek, 10.0 mi north of Childress, and at mile 1,061.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7,725 mi² of which 4,767 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1964 to Mar. 1965 (gage heights only), Apr. 1965 to current year (daily mean discharge). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: July 1968 to Aug. 1986, Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: July 1968 to Aug. 1986, Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. PESTICIDE DATA: Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. SEDIMENT DATA: Nov. 1978 to Aug. 1986. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1968 to Sept. 1982, Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1968 to Sept. 1982, Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,628.4 ft above NGVD of 1929 (from Texas Department of Transportation benchmark). Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. Since installation of gage in Dec. 1964, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. Many small diversions upstream from station. No flow at times. From Dec. 1964 to Mar. 1965, gage heights from water-stage recorder were not published.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1899, 16.9 ft in May or June 1957, from information by local residents and Texas Department of Transportation.