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Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
08022200 Murvaul Lake near Gary, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°02'04", long 94°25'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Panola County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12010002, at outlet structure of Murvaul Lake Dam on Murvaul Bayou (tributary to Sabine River), 3.0 mi northwest of Gary, and 9.0 mi southwest of Carthage.
DRAINAGE AREA - 115 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Apr. 1999 to Sept. 2001 (contents), Oct. 2001 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 1969 to Mar. 1978. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 1969 to June 1973.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. The dam is formed by a rolled earthfill structure 8,300 ft long with an uncontrolled broad-crested weir-type spillway, 270 ft in length, at right end of dam. The dam is the property of the Panola County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1, Carthage, and was built to impound water for municipal and industrial uses. Storage began in Nov. 1957 and the lake level reached the service spillway elevation in May 1958. Data regarding the dam is given in the following table:
                                                                                  Elevation (feet)
Top of dam............................................................          280.0
Top of design flood pool..............................................          275.0
Crest of spillway.....................................................          265.3
Invert of lowest sluice gate..........................................          235.0
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 42,600 acre-ft, May 21, 2000, elevation, 266.54 ft; maximum elevation, 269.33 ft, Mar. 10, 2016; minimum contents, 31,750 acre-ft, Sept. 30, 2000, elevation, 263.31 ft; minimum elevation, 260.32 ft, Nov. 7, 2011.