USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
08066300 Menard Creek near Rye, TX
LOCATION - Lat 30°28'53", long 94°46'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Liberty County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12030202, on left bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 146, 2.3 mi northwest of Rye, and about 6.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 152 mi².
- WRD TX-99-2: 1999 (M); WRD TX-07: 2007.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1965 to current year.
PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.--
CHEMICAL DATA: Aug. 1950 to Sept. 1996, June 2002.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 62.32 ft above NGVD of 1929. Sept. 1974 to Aug. 1976, wire-weight gage read twice daily. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in May 1929 reached a stage of about 39.4 ft, from information by the Texas Department of Transportation. Flood in Sept. 1961 reached a stage of about 34.0 ft, from information by local resident. Flood of May 1929 may have been equaled or exceeded by other floods during the period 1929-65.