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Water-Year Summary for Site 08083460

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Available Parameters
62615 Elevation, lake/res, NAVD88(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08083460 Kirby Lk at Abilene, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°23'07.91", long 99°43'54.35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Taylor County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060102,
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 2011 to current year (elevation only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD88. Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - City of Abilene, Texas
REMARKS - Kirby Lake is a 740 acre man-made reservoir located on the south side of Abilene, Texas, just east of Highway 83, in the north-eastern portion of Taylor County. The dam is owned by the City of Abilene. It was impounded in 1928 and has a maximum depth of 16 feet. The lake is part of the Colorado River Basin (Texas), Brazos forks. Kirby Lake is now filled with treated effluent water to maintain a more stable water level, which is used for local irrigation. Records of diversions may be obtained from the City of Abilene.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation observed, 1787.39 ft, June 01, 2016; minimum elevation observed, May 7, 8, 2011, 1778.31 ft.