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Water-Year Summary for Site 08079510

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08079510 North Fork DMF Brazos River at Hwy 289 near Lubbock, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°33'17.2", long 101°47'17.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lubbock County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12050003, on the upstream side of the Loop 289 southbound bridge, 0.4 mi north of the intersection with East 50th Street and 7.0 mi upstream from Buffalo Springs Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,392 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Sept. 2016 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,098.47 ft above NAVD88. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Flow slightly regulated to an unknown degree by the City of Lubbock South Central & South Playa Lake drainage structures. Treated effluent is returned to the river 0.8 mi upstream from City of Lubbock wastewater treatment plant.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 7, 1949 reached a discharge of 3,150 ft³/s, 3.6 river miles upstream at discontinued station 08079500 DMF Brazos River at Lubbock, TX.