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Water-Year Summary for Site 08083280

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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08083280 Elm Creek at FM 89 near Buffalo Gap, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°16'30.7", long 99°50'08.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Taylor County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060102, on left bank of westernmost channel, 15 ft left of left end of bridge, and 12 ft downstream from FM 89 just southwest of the city of Buffalo Gap, TX.
DRAINAGE AREA - 111 mi².  
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2018 to current year (stage only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,895.04 feet above NAVD88. Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - Texas Water Development Board.
REMARKS - Since May 1921, flow has been largely regulated by Lake Abilene near Buffalo Gap, TX (station 08083270) 4.8 river mi. upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 8.80ft, October 19, 2018.