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Water-Year Summary for Site 08185500

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08185500 Cibolo Creek at Sutherland Springs, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°16'47", long 98°03'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wilson County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12100304, at left downstream abutment of bridge on FM 539, 1.1 mi upstream of Gum Branch, 4.1 mi downstream of Alum Creek, 0.5 mi north of Sutherland Springs, and at mile 27.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 665 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1924 to Apr. 1929, Dec. 2005 to current year (daily mean discharge). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 2006 to Oct. 2007. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 2006 to Oct. 2007
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 372.01 ft above NAVD88. June 22, 1924 to April 30, 1929, nonrecording gage on right bank at upstream side of highway bridge (datum unknown). Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - There are several diversions for irrigation above station. Much of the base flow is discharge from the Carrizo Sands in the vicinity of Sutherland Springs. No flow at times. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known according to local resident was at gage height of about 39 ft in Sept. 1913 (determined by levels to approximate mark indicated by local resident and considered reliable).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 2010 to the present.
INSTRUMENTATION - Unshielded, standard 8-in. diameter, tipping-bucket raingage, mounted on top of the gage shelter 10 ft above land surface, with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 372.01 ft above NAVD88.
REMARKS - Rainfall data compares well with upstream gage 08185100.
PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 2006 to Oct. 10, 2007. (discontinued). RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 2006 to Oct. 10, 2007. (discontinued).
REMARKS - Water-quality data collected for the 2014 water year at this location are associated with Investigations Project: Surface Water - Ground Water Interaction in the Lower San Antonio River Watershed. Water-quality data collection began in Water Year 2007 and was discontinued in Water Year 2008, as noted above in the Period of Record.