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Water-Year Summary for Site 08079120

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00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08079120 Old Brazos River near Freeport, TX
LOCATION - Lat 28°57'03", long 95°20'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Brazoria County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040205, 6,000 ft. downstream from Brazos River diversion channel nr. Freeport, Texas.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1978 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorders and crest-stage gages located on the upstream and downstream sides of the hurricane flood gate.  Datum of gage is 0.11 ft. below National Geodetic vertical datum, 1973 adjustment, unadjusted for subsidence.  Telephone modem and satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - Gage operated at request of Velasco Drainage District, Freeport, Texas.
REMARKS - Hurricane floodgate for storm surge protection with upstream and downstream stage recorders. Astronomical tides influence stage.