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Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
07300000 Salt Fork Red River near Wellington, TX
LOCATION - Lat 34°57'27", long 100°13'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Collingsworth County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11120202, near center of stream at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 83, 4.0 mi downstream from Fort Worth and Denver (Burlington) Railway Co. bridge, 4.5 mi south of Lutie, and 7.2 mi north of Wellington.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,222 mi² of which 209 mi² probably is noncontributing.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1952 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Feb. 1951 to Sept. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1997, Oct. 1999 to Sept. 2006. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1974 to Sept. 1978, Oct. 1982 to Sept. 1997, Oct. 1999 to Sept. 2006. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Oct. 1974 to Sept. 1978, Oct. 1982 to Sept. 1997, Oct. 1999 to Sept. 2006. SEDIMENT DATA: Oct. 1974 to Dec. 1977. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 1952 to Sept. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991. WATER TEMPERATURE: June 1952 to Sept. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,941.41 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since water year 1967, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. There are several small diversions upstream from gage for irrigation. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS 1953-1966: Maximum discharge, 146,000 ft³/s May 16, 1957 (gage height, 19.00 ft), from rating curve extended above 11,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of 63,400 ft³/s; minimum, 0.1 ft³/s June 19, 1952.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 14 years (water years 1953-1966) prior to completion of Greenbelt Lake, 72.6 ft³/s (52,600 acre-ft/yr).
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL DATA: Feb. 1951 to Oct. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1997, Oct. 1999 to Oct. 2006. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Oct. 1974 to Sept. 1997, Oct. 1999 to Oct. 2006.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 1952 to Sept. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991. TEMPERATURE: June 1952 to Sept. 1954, Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991.