USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08048800 Big Fossil Creek at Haltom City, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°48'26", long 97°14'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tarrant County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12030102, at downstream side of downstream bridge on East Belknap Street, near east boundary of Haltom City, 1.5 mi upstream from Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Co. bridge, 2.0 mi upstream from Little Fossil Creek, 3.5 mi upstream from mouth, and 6.0 mi northeast of downtown Fort Worth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 52.8 mi².
- WSP 1922: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jan. 1959 to Sept. 1973 (daily mean discharges), Aug. 1992 to Sept. 2013 (crest-stage gage), Feb. 2015 to current year.
PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.--
CHEMICAL DATA: Jan. to Aug. 1964, Aug. to Oct. 2001.
RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Aug. to Oct. 2001.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 489.48 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1967, at site at datum 2.00 ft higher. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1900 and prior to channel rectification, that of Sept. 7, 1962.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 27,000 ft³/s, Sept. 7, 1962, gage-height, 26.90 ft, present datum from rating curve extended above 16,500 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; no flow at times most years.