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Water-Year Summary for Site 08190500

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08190500 West Nueces River near Brackettville, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°28'51.9", long 100°14'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Kinney County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12110102, at Wilson Ranch on Farm Road 3199, 1.3 mi upstream from Miguel Canyon, 16.0 mi northeast of Brackettville, and 40.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 694 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1312: 1949(M). WDR TX-83-3: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Sept. 1939 to Sept. 1950, Apr. 1956 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,326.79 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Mar. 14, 1940, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - A large part of the low flow enters the Edwards and associated limestones in the Balcones Fault Zone above station. No known regulation or diversions. 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 since at least 1879, about 40 ft June 14, 1935 (discharge, 550,000 ft³/s, based on slope-area measurements of 580,000 ft³/s at site 33 mi upstream from gage, and 536,000 ft³/s at site 24 mi downstream from gage, present site and datum), from gage-height relation of 1935 and 1955 flood peaks at site 0.6 mi upstream. Flood in 1900 reached a stage about 34 ft, and flood of Sept. 24, 1955, reached a stage of 27.1 ft, from floodmark at present site (discharge, 150,000 ft³/s, by slope-area measurement).