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Water-Year Summary for Site 08012000

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 30°28'50.8", long 92°37'54.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.1, T.7 S., R.3 W., Jefferson Davis Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 08080201, near right bank on U.S. Highway 190, 1,300 ft downstream from Missouri Pacific Railroad bridge, and 2.0 mi west of Basile.
DRAINAGE AREA - 527 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1512: 1945-55.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3.58 ft above NAVD 88. Prior to May 2003 datum of gage was 3.39 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 1947, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Water-stage recorder for Bayou Nezpique at Mamou pumping plant near Basile (station 08012020) used as auxiliary for this station from July 7, 1979 to Sep. 30, 1984. Mar. 27, 1945 to July 6, 1979, auxiliary nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records good, except for periods of estimated daily discharge which are poor. Diversion for irrigation by Mamou pumping plant may affect stage-discharge relation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 35,800 ft³/s, May 20, 1953, gage height, 34.39 ft; Minimum discharge, 0.10 cfs ft³/s, June 29, 1948.