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Water-Year Summary for Site 08034500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08034500 Mud Creek near Jacksonville, TX
LOCATION - Lat 31°58'35", long 95°09'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Cherokee County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12020004, on right bank on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 79, 0.6 mi downstream from Caney Creek, 3.9 mi downstream from another Caney Creek, 4.0 mi downstream from Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. bridge, 6.9 mi east of Jacksonville, and 25.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 376 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1732: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1939 to Sept. 1979, Oct. 2001 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1961 to July 1963. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1961 to July 1963.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 271.64 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since water year 1949, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated by Lake Tyler (station 08034000, capacity 80,900 acre-ft). Several diversions above station. No flow at times. 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 May 1884, 20 ft, in May 1908 and Dec. 1913; flood in May 1884 was higher (stage unknown), from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS, 1939-1948: Maximum discharge, 23,400 ft³/s, May 3, 1944, gage height, 14.09 ft; no flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 10 years (water years 1939-1948), 383 ft³/s (277,600 acre-ft/yr).