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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07383500 Bayou Des Glaises diversion channel at Moreauville, LA
LOCATION - Lat 31°01'59", long 91°58'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.29, T.1 N., R.5 E., Avoyelles Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 08080102, near left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 114 at Moreauville, and 150 ft downstream from point of diversion from Bayou des Glaises.
DRAINAGE AREA - 270 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1943 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 23.46 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development). Prior to Oct. 13, 1950, nonrecording gage at same site. Prior to Sept. 30, 1961, at datum 4.84 ft higher. Water-stage recorder for Bayou des Glaises diversion channel near Moreauville (station 07383510) used as auxiliary gage for this station since Apr. 17, 1972.
REMARKS - Records good, except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Diversion channel carries natural flow of Bayou des Glaises except when operation of floodgates on Bayou des Glaises 2.5 mi east of Bordelonville, 12 mi downstream from point of diversion, regulates flow into or out of bayou depending on stage in Red River and Old River overflow area. Flow includes diversion from Bayou Boeuf into Chatlin Lake Canal and is occasionally affected by diversion into or out of Red River and Old River overflow area. Channel discharges into West Protection Levee borrow pit channel, 6.0 mi downstream. Satellite telemetry at station.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 77 years (1944 to current), 430 ft³/s, 311,500 acre-ft/yr.