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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08053500 Denton Creek near Justin, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°07'08", long 97°17'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Denton County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12030104, on downstream side of bridge on Farm Road 156, 150 ft upstream from Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway Co. bridge, 2.2 mi north of Justin, 3.0 mi upstream from Olivers Creek, 12.9 mi upstream from Harriet Creek, and 32.9 mi upstream from Grapevine Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 400 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1732: 1950(M). WSP 1922: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1949 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1964 to Aug. 1975, Oct. 1980 to Aug. 1982, Oct. 1997 to June 2003. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1980 to June 2003. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Jan. to July 1981, Feb. 1999 to June 2003. SEDIMENT DATA: Feb. 1966 to Aug. 1975.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 606.66 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 606.62 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Apr. 9, 2008 at site 70 ft downstream at same datum. 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 water year 1965, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated at times by discharge from the flood detention pools of 84 floodwater-retarding structures. These structures control runoff from 197 mi² in the Denton Creek watershed. No known diversions. No flow at times most years.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in May 1935 was the highest since 1908 and reached a stage of 20.6 ft at site about 1,500 ft upstream, from information by local resident. Flood in May 1908 reached a stage about 1.0 ft higher than flood in May 1935, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - (Water Years 1950-64) Maximum discharge, 29,800 ft³s, May 24, 1957, gage height 17.64 ft. No flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 15 years (water years 1950-64), 75.2 ft³s (54,400 acre-ft/yr).