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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08088000 Brazos River near South Bend, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°01'27", long 98°38'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Young County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060201, on left bank 225 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 67, 1.8 mi downstream from Clear Fork Brazos River, 2.0 mi northeast of South Bend, and at mile 758.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 22,673 mi² of which 9,566 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD TX-74-1: 1973. WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Sept. 1938 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: July 1941 to Mar. 1948. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Nov. 1977 to Sept. 1991. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Nov. 1977 to Aug. 1992. PESTICIDE DATA: Mar. 1968 to Apr. 1982. RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Jan. 1981 to July 1981. SEDIMENT DATA: May to Sept. 1962, Sept. 1964 to Aug. 1992. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD, Water-Quality.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Jan. 1942 to Mar. 1948, Nov. 1977 to Sept. 1981. WATER TEMPERATURE: Nov. 1977 to Sept. 1981.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,002.98 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 23, 1939, nonrecording gage at site 255 ft upstream, and Feb. 23, 1939, to Mar. 9, 1961, water-stage recorder at site 225 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Since water year 1962, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. There are many small diversions upstream from station for municipal supply and oil field operations. No flow at times.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1876 reached a stage of 36.2 ft, from information by Texas Department of Transportation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Flood of Sept. 24, 1900, reached a stage of 29.5 ft, and flood of June 16, 1930, reached a stage of 35.5 ft, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS, 1939-1961: Maximum discharge, 87,400 ft³/s May 4, 1941 (gage height, 27.35 ft); no flow at times.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 23 years (water years 1939-61), 993 ft³/s (719,100 acre-ft/yr).