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Water-Year Summary for Site 08082800

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08082800 Millers Creek Reservoir near Bomarton, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°24'32", long 99°23'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Baylor County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060101, on left bank at intake tower of Millers Creek, 1.1 mi upstream from dam, 7.1 mi southeast of Bomarton, and 13.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 240 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1974 to Oct. 1994, July 1998 to Sept. 2002 (daily mean contents), Oct. 2002 to current year (daily mean elevation). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1962 to Dec. 1965, Oct. 1974 to Sept. 1984. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1962 to June 1963.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by Freese and Nichols). Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - The area-capacity tables, prepared from data of July 12,1993, were provided by the Texas Water Development Board. Records of diversions may be obtained from North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority.
REMARKS - The lake is formed by a rolled earthfill dam 9,250 ft long. The dam was completed in 1974 and storage began in July 1974. Dead storage, 1,240 acre-ft below elevation 1,303.4 ft. The reservoir is used for municipal and industrial water supply. The uncontrolled spillway is an open cut 3,000 ft wide located on left bank about 800 ft upstream from levee. The service spillway is an uncontrolled morning-glory-type drop inlet, 16.5 ft square, that discharges through a 5.0-ft-square concrete conduit. Low-flow releases are made by valves in the outlet vault of the drop inlet. Data regarding the dam are given in the following table:
                                               Elevation (feet)
Top of dam.......................................     1,355.0
Crest of spillway................................     1,334.5
Lowest gated outlet (invert).....................     1,305.0
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (period of daily mean contents) Maximum contents, 53,850 acre-ft, June 26, 1982, elevation 1,341.42 ft; minimum contents were below dead storage elevation prior to Apr. 20, 1977, and July 17 to Aug. 3, 1978; (period of daily mean elevation) maximum elevation, 1,342.52 ft, Aug. 17, 2005; minimum elevation 1,310.69 ft, April 22, 2015.