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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08018500 Sabine River near Mineola, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°36'49", long 95°29'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Wood County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12010001, on downstream side of upstream U.S. Highway 69 bridge, 3.5 mi south of Mineola, 4.5 mi upstream from Missouri Pacific Railway Lines bridge, 16.2 mi upstream from Lake Fork Creek, and at mile 461.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,357 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1732: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1939 to Sept. 1959, Oct. 1967 to current year. Gage-height records collected at this site since July 1946 are contained in reports published by the National Weather Service. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1967 to Oct. 1996. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1973 to Oct. 1996. PESTICIDE DATA: Aug. 1985. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Mar. to June 1981. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1967 to Sept. 1991.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 304.16 ft above NGVD of 1929; 303.87 ft above NAVD of 1988. May 12, 1939 to Dec. 11, 1955, at site 55 ft upstream from downstream side of bridge at same datum. Dec. 12, 1955 to Dec. 12, 1959, at downstream side of bridge at same datum. Oct. 1, 1967 to Sept. 12, 1968, nonrecording gage at downstream side of bridge at same datum. Sept. 13, 1968 to Oct. 23, 1974, water-stage recorder at downstream side of bridge at same datum. Oct. 24, 1974 to Oct. 16, 1975, at site on right bank 75 ft downstream from bridge at same datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. Since Oct. 1960, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. Flow may also be slightly affected at times by discharge from floodwater-retarding structures controlling runoff from a 9.70 mi² area in the Mill Creek drainage basin.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS 1940-1959: Maximum discharge 76,000 ft³/s Apr. 1, 1945 (gage height, 24.00 ft); maximum gage height, 24.37 ft June 8, 1943; no flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 20 years (water years 1940-1959) prior to regulation by Lake Tawakoni, 1,054 ft³/s (763,600 acre-ft/yr).