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Water-Year Summary for Site 08023400

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08023400 Bayou San Patricio near Benson, LA
LOCATION - Lat 31°52'30", long 93°39'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.38, T.10 N., R.13 W., DeSoto Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 12010004, near right bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 512, 2.2 mi east of Benson, and 3.9 mi upstream from Bear Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 80.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Annual maximums, water years, 1954-68. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1954-63, October 1977 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 208.67 ft above NGVD of 1929. Oct. 29, 1953 to Sept. 30, 1968, crest-stage gage at same site and datum. 
REMARKS - Records good above 50 cfs and fair below, except for estimated record, which is poor. Satellite telemetry at station.