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00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08048543 West Fork Trinity River at Beach Street, Fort Worth, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°45'06", long 97°17'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tarrant County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12030102, on downstream side of bridge on Beach Street, 1,700 ft downstream from Sycamore Creek, 0.9 mi downstream from Riverside Drive bridge, 2.6 mi east of the Tarrant County Courthouse and at mile 549.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,685 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1976 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1972 to Dec. 1994. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1972 to Aug. 1993. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Aug. 1993. PESTICIDE DATA: July 1993 to June 1994. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Jan. to July 1981. SEDIMENT DATA: Apr. 1993 to Dec. 1994. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1976 to Sept. 2002. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1976 to Sept. 2002. pH: Oct. 1976 to Sept. 2002. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Oct. 1976 to Sept. 2002.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 478.70 ft above NGVD of 1929; 478.78 ft above NAVD of 1988. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. Since installation of gage, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. At times, flow is sustained by releases from the flood-detention pool of Benbrook Lake. There are many diversions upstream from this station for municipal, industrial, and other uses.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1866 probably occurred in May 1949 (stage and discharge unknown). Maximum stages have been affected by levee construction, levee breaks, and channel rectification.