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Water-Year Summary for Site 07308200

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07308200 Pease River near Vernon, TX
LOCATION - Lat 34°10'46.5", long 99°19'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wilbarger County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11130105, near left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 287, 1.0 mi west of Vernon, and 12.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,488 mi² of which 559 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1959 to Sept. 1982 (daily mean discharge), Oct. 1982 to Sept. 1989 (annual maximum), Mar. 1992 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1959 to July 1960, Jan. 1967 to July 1981. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1959 to July 1960, Apr. 1967 to Aug. 1973. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 1980 to June 1981. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1998 to Sept. 1999. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1998 to Sept. 1999.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,179.04 ft above NGVD of 1929. From Nov. 28, 1959 to Mar. 21, 2002, at site 2.0 mi downstream at different datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Flow is affected at times by discharge from the flood-detention pools of six flood-retarding structures with a combined detention capacity of 1,360 acre-ft. These structures control runoff from 6.27 mi² in the Kent Creek drainage basin. There are four small diversions for irrigation above station. No flow at times. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1890, 24 ft in 1891. The flood in Sept. 1936 reached a stage of 23.5 ft, and the flood of June 2, 1957, reached a stage of 22.0 ft from information by local residents.