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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08091750 Comanche Creek near Glen Rose, TX
LOCATION - Lat 32°16'12", long 97°43'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Somervell County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12060202, at State Highway 144, 2.10 mi upstream from mouth, 2.50 mi downstream from Comanche Creek Reservoir Dam, and 2.80 mi northeast of Glen Rose.
DRAINAGE AREA - 70.3 mi².

WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.

Published name changed from"Sq___ Creek near Glen Rose, TX" in accordance with DOI Secretary's Order 3404. The USGS makes every effort to ensure that derogatory/offensive words/names/phrases are not used in its information products. If a reader encounters language they are concerned about, they are encouraged to contact the USGS Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Council at gs_fspac@usgs.gov who will review the concern.

PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1973 to Sept. 2006 (daily mean discharge), Jan. to July 2012 (miscellaneous discharge measurements). Prior to Oct. 2022, referred to as "Sq_ _ _ Creek near Glen Rose, TX.
REMARKS - Since Feb. 1977, at least 10% of contributing drainage area has been regulated. No known diversions. Low flows are sustained by releases from a pipeline used to divert water from Lake Granbury (station 08090900) to Squaw Creek Reservoir.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since 1934, about 20.5 ft in May 1957, from information by Texas Department of Transportation (discharge not determined).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - WATER YEARS, 1974-1977: Maximum discharge 9,030 ft³/s Apr. 8, 1975 (gage height, 11.90 ft), from rating curve extended above 1,000 ft³/s on basis of area-velocity study; minimum, 0.02 ft³/s, Aug. 28 and 29, 1974.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - 4 years (1974-77) prior to regulation by Squaw Creek Reservoir 8.41 ft³/s (6,090 acre-ft/yr).