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Water-Year Summary for Site 08040600

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08040600 Neches River near Town Bluff, TX
LOCATION - Lat 30°47'27", long 94°09'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Jasper County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12020003, on left bank, 1.0 mi upstream from Walnut Run, 1.8 mi downstream from Town Bluff Dam, 2.0 mi northeast of Town Bluff, 6.5 mi downstream from Wolf Creek and at mile 114.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 7,574 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1732: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Mar. 1951 to current year. Prior to Oct. 27, 1989, published as "Neches River at Town Bluff" (station 08040500). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1989 to Oct. 2000. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1989 to Aug. 1991.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Dec. 4, 1954, to Oct. 27, 1989, water-stage recorder at site 1.5 mi upstream at same datum. Prior to May 21, 1953, water-stage recorder, and May 21, 1953, to Dec. 3, 1954, nonrecording gage at former site at same datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since installation of gage in water year 1951, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. There are some diversions upstream from 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 - Flood of May 1884 reached a stage about 86.8 ft (discharge, about 120,000 ft³/s) and is the highest since that date, from information by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.