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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
08030500 Sabine River near Ruliff, TX
LOCATION - Lat 30°18'13", long 93°44'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Newton County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12010005, on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 12, 2.4 mi north of Ruliff, 4.2 mi upstream from the Kansas City Southern Railway Co. bridge, 4.5 mi downstream from Cypress Creek and at mile 40.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 9,329 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1924 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Sept. 1945 to Sept. 1946, Oct. 1947 to Feb. 1999. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1967 to Feb. 1999. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Oct. 1974 to Aug. 1995. PESTICIDE DATA: Feb. 1968 to May 1982. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1969 to Feb. 1999. SEDIMENT DATA: Oct. 1974 to Aug. 1995. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Sept. 1945 to Sept. 1946, Oct. 1947 to Apr. 1999. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1947 to Apr. 1999. COLOR: Nov. 1969 to Dec. 1975.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1282: 1941(M), 1942. WSP 1442: 1925-29, 1937-39, 1943. WSP 1732: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 5.92 ft below NGVD of 1929. Prior to Mar. 1, 1941, nonrecording gage at Kansas City Southern Railway Co. bridge, 4.2 mi downstream and at datum 7.98 ft higher than current datum. Mar. 1, 1941, to Dec. 8, 1948, nonrecording gage at present site and at datum 10.00 ft higher than current datum. Dec. 9, 1948, to Dec. 31, 1989, recording gage at present site and at datum 10.00 ft higher than current datum. Telephone telemeter at station. 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 1835, 32.2 ft in May or June 1884 (adjusted to present site and datum on basis of slope of flood of June 8, 9, 1950); flood of Apr. 26-29, 1913, reached a stage of 29.5 ft, present site and datum, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS, 1925-1960: Maximum discharge, 121,000 ft³/s, May 22, 1953, gage height, 29.98 ft, current datum; minimum, 270 ft³/s, several days in Sept. and Oct. 1956.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 36 years (water years 1925-1960) 8,780 ft³/s (6,359,000 acre-ft/yr).