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Water-Year Summary for Site 08447020

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00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08447020 Independence Creek near Sheffield, TX
LOCATION - Lat 30°27'07", long 101°43'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Terrell County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 13070010, on left bank 0.5 mi downstream from Joe Chandler Ranch Headquarters, 1.0 mi upstream from mouth, 6.0 mi downstream from bridge on FM 1217, and 17.0 mi southeast of Sheffield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 763 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jan. 1974 to Sept. 1985, Aug. 2002 to current year. Site was discontinued due to sequestration from July 15, 2013 to Aug. 22, 2013.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,883 ft above NGVD of 1929, by Topographic Division plane table survey. Satellite telemeter at station.
COOPERATION - USGS Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program, GWSIP
REMARKS - The Chandler Estate and the Roden Ranch have permits to divert 243 and 530 acre-ft annually, respectively.