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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07331600 RED RIVER AT DENISON DAM NEAR DENISON, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°49'08", long 96°33'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Grayson County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 11140101, on right bank 1,800 ft downstream from Denison Dam powerhouse, 0.4 mi upstream from Shawnee Creek (spillway flow return), 4.5 mi north of Denison, and at mile 725.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 39,642 mi² of which 7,928 mi² probably is noncontributing. from automated delineation using 10-meter National Elevation Dataset digital elevation model data dated 10/01/2006 and Watershed Boundary Dataset dated 10/01/2006, using Albers Equal-Area Projection, North American Datum 1983. At site used prior to October 1961 drainage area was 39,777 mi², of which 5,936 mi² probably was noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 807: 1935 (M). WSP 1211: Drainage area. WSP 1241: 1924-29, 1932-33, 1934 (M), 1935. WDR 2012: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1923 to September 1989; December 1996 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311. Prior to October 1934, published as "near Denison, TX", and October 1934 to September 1961, published as "near Colbert, OK". Gage-height records collected at various sites in this vicinity 1892-93, 1906-28, 1931-49 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 495.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Oct. 9, 1923, to Sept. 24, 1934, nonrecording gage, and July 29, 1942, to Sept. 30, 1961, water-stage recorder, at county road bridge 2.5 mi downstream. Prior to Oct. 1, 1931, at datum 11.85 ft higher; Oct. 1, 1931, to Sept 24, 1934, at datum 12.07 ft higher; and July 29, 1942, to Sept. 30, 1961, at datum 2.36 ft higher; Sept. 25, 1934, to July 28, 1942, water-stage recorder at railway bridge 1.9 mi downstream at datum 12.36 ft higher. July 29, 1942 to Sept. 30, 1989, at same site and datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014: records fair. 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: records fair. 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016: records good. 10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017: records fair. 10/01/2017 - 09/30/2018: records fair. Flow regulated since October 1943 by Lake Texoma (station 07331500).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 26, 1908, reached a stage of 45.5 ft (at site and datum used July 29, 1942, to Sept. 30, 1961); from record of National Weather Service.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 102,000 ft³/s, June 5, 1957. Maximum gage height for period of record, 33.29, June 21, 2015
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Maximum discharge for period of record prior to regulation, 201,000 ft³/s, May 21, 1935. Maximum gage height for period of record prior to regulation, 32.00 ft., Apr. 25, 1942, site and datum then in use.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Water years 1924-43, 5,683 ft³/s.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1944 to August 1989; October 1996 to 2007; October 2009 to September 30, 2011 (discontinued).
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 1944 to September 1989; February 1997 to September 2009, October 2009 to September 2011 (discontinued). Data available upon request. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1945 to September 1989; February 1997 to September 2009, October 2009 to September 2011 (discontinued). Data available upon request.