USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07314000 Lake Kickapoo near Archer City, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°39'47", long 98°46'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Archer County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11130209, on intake tower near left end of dam on North Fork Little Wichita River, 8.2 mi south of Mankins, and 9.2 mi northwest of Archer City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 275 mi².
- WSP 1211: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Feb. 1946 to Sept. 2002 (daily mean contents), Oct. 2002 to current year (daily mean elevation). Prior to Oct. 1965, end of month contents only.
PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.--
CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1964 to Sept. 1984.
BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1964 to Sept. 1971.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by city of Wichita Falls). Oct. 8, 1946 to Mar. 3, 1999, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - Capacity curve was provided by the city of Wichita Falls. The capacity table is based on U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps, dated 1929. The capacity curve, dated Nov. 1946, was entitled "Lake Kickapoo Area and Capacity Curve".
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (period of daily mean contents) Maximum contents, 134,300 acre-ft, Aug. 2, 1950, elevation, 1,049.2 ft; minimum observed since first filling in July 1950, 35,660 acre-ft, June 30, 1953, elevation, 1,029.8 ft; (period of daily mean elevation) maximum elevation, 1,046.60 ft, May 30, 2015; minimum elevation, 1,029.38 ft, July 3, 2014.