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Water-Year Summary for Site 08055000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08055000 Denton Creek near Grapevine, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°59'13", long 97°00'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Denton County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12030104, at downstream side of northbound service road bridge on State Highway 121, 1.3 mi downstream from Bakers Branch, 4.1 mi downstream from Grapevine Dam, 5.0 mi northeast of Grapevine, and 6.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 705 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1922: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1947 to June 1991, July 2003 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Mar. 1971 to Aug. 2003. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Jan. 1981 to Feb. 2001. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: June 1981 to Aug. 2003.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 439.11 ft above NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1947 to June 1991, at site 0.1 mi upstream, 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 July 1952, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. Flow regulated by Grapevine Lake, 4.1 mi upstream. Much of flow of Denton Creek is used by the City of Dallas for municipal supply (see station 08055500). The City of Grapevine diverts water from Denton Creek just downstream from Grapevine Dam, upstream from this station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in May 1908 was slightly higher than the flood in Apr. 1942, which reached a stage of 35.9 ft, from floodmarks, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS 1948-1952: Maximum discharge, 13,900 ft³/s, Feb. 26, 1948, gage height, 30.28 ft. No flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 5 years (water years 1948-52), 140 ft³/s (101,400 acre-ft/yr).