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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07315600 Lake Nocona near Nocona, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°52'57", long 97°39'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Montague County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11130201, on western bank near left end of dam on Farmer's River, 6.0 mi northeast of Nocona.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Mar. 1999 to Sept. 2002 (daily mean contents), Oct. 2002 to current year (daily mean elevation). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Apr. 1967 to May 1976. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Apr. 1967 to Dec. 1972.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - Capacity curve provided by the North Montague County Water Supply District. The capacity table is based on U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps, dated 1929. The capacity curve was entitled "Initial Lake Nocona Area and Capacity Characteristics".
REMARKS - The lake is formed by an earthfill dam 3,720 ft long, including a 483-ft-wide reinforced concrete ogee-type uncontrolled spillway near right end of dam. The dam was completed Oct. 1960, and storage began spring 1961. The service outlet consists of two gate-controlled 4- by 5-ft conduits. The dam and lake are owned by the North Montague County Water Supply District, which uses the water for their municipal supply. Data regarding the dam are given in the following table:
                                                Elevation (feet)
Top of dam.......................................      847.0
Crest of spillway................................      827.5
Lowest gated outlet (invert).....................      795.0
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (period of daily mean contents) Maximum contents, 29,540 acre-ft, Feb. 28, Mar. 1, 2001; minimum contents, 13,240 acre-ft, Oct. 5, 2000. (period of daily mean elevation) Maximum elevation, 835.14 ft, June 18, 2015; minimum elevation, 813.07 ft, Feb. 26, 2015.