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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08082000 Salt Fork Brazos River near Aspermont, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°20'02", long 100°14'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Stonewall County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12050007, on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 83, 5.5 mi downstream from Salt Croton Creek, 13.2 mi north of Aspermont, and at mile 27.3 measured from confluence with Double Mountain Fork Brazos River which is at mile 923.2 on the Brazos River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,130 mi² of which 2,634 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1923 to Aug. 1925, June 1939 to Aug 2023.  PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: July 1941 to Oct. 1951, Oct. 1956 to Aug. 1994. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1974 to Aug. 1994. PESTICIDE DATA: Mar. to June 1979. SEDIMENT DATA: June 1961 to Sept. 1965, Oct. 1974 to Aug. 1994. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1948 to Oct. 1951, Oct. 1956 to Sept. 1982. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1948 to Oct. 1951, Oct. 1956 to Sept. 1982.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,588.70 ft above NGVD of 1929. Dec. 5, 1923 to Aug. 29, 1925, nonrecording gage at site 6.7 mi downstream at different datum. June 15, 1939 to July 13, 1972, water-stage recorder at present site. July 14, 1972 to July 14, 1975, at site 0.1 mi upstream at same datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since water year 1964, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. There are no large diversions above station. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. No flow at times.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Dec. 1913 reached a stage of 14.4 ft, and flood in Nov. 1934 reached a stage of 13.7 ft, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS 1940-1963: Maximum discharge, 52,200 ft³/s Sept. 25, 1955 (gage height, 14.92 ft) from rating curve extended above 28,800 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting; no flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 24 years (water years 1940-63) prior to completion of White River Reservoir, 148 ft³/s (107,400 acre-ft/yr).