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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, TX
LOCATION - Lat 30°44'49", long 93°36'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Newton County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12010005, near left bank on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 190, 0.7 mi upstream from Quicksand Creek, 0.8 mi upstream from Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway Co. bridge, 2.0 mi east of Bon Wier, 2.4 mi upstream from Caney Creek and at mile 97.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,229 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1342: 1953. WSP 1442: 1924, 1926-27(M), 1929(M), 1939. WSP 1732: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1923 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312. Gage-height records collected in this vicinity since 1913 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 33.42 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 8, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 13.00 ft higher. July 8, 1931, to Oct. 15, 1958, nonrecording gage at present site at datum 13.00 ft higher. Oct. 16, 1958, to Sept. 30, 1975, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 13.00 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1975, to Dec. 31, 1988, at present site at datum 10.00 ft higher. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since water year 1961, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1833, 43.5 ft Apr. 23 or 24, 1913, from information by Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway Co. and local residents. Flood in May 1884 reached a stage of 39 ft. Floods occurring about 1844 and 1860 were higher than flood in May 1884, from information by local residents. All flood data referenced to current datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS, 1924-1960: Maximum discharge, 115,000 ft³/s, May 19, 1953, gage height, 38.70 ft, current datum; minimum, 160 ft³/s, Sept. 29, 1956.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 37 years (water years 1924-1960) 7,155 ft³/s (5,184,000 acre-ft/yr).
PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1969 to current year. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1969 to May 1973. SEDIMENT DATA: Apr. 1957 to Sept. 1962.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum daily, 407 microsiemens/cm, Aug. 31, 1978; minimum daily, 33 microsiemens/cm, Dec. 14, 2001. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum daily, 33.0°C, July 17, 1978, and July 14, 26, 1980; minimum daily, 4.0°C, Feb. 2, 1980.