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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08091500 Paluxy River at Glen Rose, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°13'53", long 97°46'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Somervell County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060202, on left bank at downstream side of remaining pier of dismantled highway bridge, 500 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 67, 1.0 mi upstream from Cross Branch, 1.2 mi southwest of Glen Rose, and 5.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 410 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1392: 1949, 1952. WSP 2122: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1923 to Sept. 1925 (water year 1924 is not complete), June 1947 to current year. Prior to Oct. 1965, published as "Paluxy Creek at Glen Rose." PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 1961 to Sept. 1962. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Dec. 1961 to Sept. 1962.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 609.66 ft above NGVD of 1929; 609.89 ft above NAVD of 1988. Oct. 27, 1923, to Sept. 30, 1925, nonrecording gage at bridge 1.8 mi downstream at datum 13.62 ft lower. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically. Since 1982, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated by 14 floodwater-retarding structures. These structures control runoff from 90.8 mi². No known diversions. No flow at times.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since 1877, 27.2 ft, Apr. 17, 1908, present site and datum (discharge, 59,000 ft³/s). Flood of May 21, 1922 reached a stage of 26.0 ft, present site and datum (discharge, 53,000 ft³/s). Flood in Nov. 1918 reached about the same stage as flood of May 21, 1922, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - (WATER YEARS, 1925,1948-81).-- Maximum discharge, 50,000 ft³/s Oct. 4, 1959 (gage height, 25.40 ft); no flow at times.