Table Ge02: Discharge of Springs in the Current River Watershed

Table Ge02: Discharge of Springs in the Current River Watershed

Location and discharge (cubic feet per second) of selected springs in the Current River Watershed (Vineyard and Feder 1974).
Name County USGS 7.5' Quadrant Name Discharge (cfs)
Barren Creek Spring Carter Handy 0.06
Bear Claw Spring Texas Raymondville 2.02
Bee Bluff Ripley Grandin SW 0.92
Big Spring Carter Big Spring 428.00*
Blue Spring Shannon Powder Mill Ferry 107.00*
Boiling Sand Spring (1) Shannon Round Spring 0.50
Boiling Sand Spring (2) Shannon Round Spring 12.57*
Boiling Sand Spring (3) Shannon Round Spring 3.68*
Cave Spring (Hunter) Carter Big Spring 1.81*
Cave Spring Shannon Round Spring 32.38*
Cedar Spring Carter Grandin SW 1.10*
Cement Spring Carter Hunter 0.68
Clark Spring Carter Van Buren South 0.49*
Clear Spring Carter Van Buren North 0.32*
Cove Spring Shannon Powder Mill Ferry 1.24*
Dazey Spring Carter Van Buren North 0.57*
Ebb and Flow Spring Shannon Eminence 0.14
Ebb and Flow Spring Shannon Round Spring 0.00
Ebb & Flow Spring Carter Big Spring 0.41
Emerald Spring Shannon Round Spring 0.08*
Gravel Spring Shannon Exchange 16.8*
Highley Spring Dent Loggers 12.37*
Jakes Valley Spring Ripley Grandin SW 0.59*
Jordan Spring Carter Big Spring 11.97*
Little Mill Creek Carter Van Buren North 0.90*
Lone Elm Spring Shannon Round Spring 0.15
Midco Spring Carter Fremont 1.48*
Mill Creek Spring Carter Van Buren North 10.1
Mint Spring Carter Van Buren South 0.01
Montauk Spring 3-7 Dent Montauk 63.30*
Mounty Spring Texas Licking 0.02*
Onyx Spring Carter Van Buren South 0.00*
Panther Spring Carter Handy 0.44*
Phillips Spring Carter Grandin SW 14.80*
Powder Mill Spring Shannon Powder Mill Ferry 5.15
Pullite Spring Shannon Alley Spring 36.08*
Roaring Spring Shannon Round Spring 0.59*
Round Spring Shannon Round Spring 40.00*
Sandboil Ripely Grandin SW 0.63*
Shaffer Spring Dent Cedargrove 2.04*
Smith Spring Shannon Round Spring 0.51
Spring Hollow Spring Carter Grandin Sw 2.42*
Tile Spring Carter Big Spring 0.22*
Tucker Bay Spring Ripley Grandin SW 37.75*
Twin Springs Ripley Grandin Sw 10.0*
Twin Springs Shannon Round Spring 10.96
Unnamed Shannon Powder Mill Ferry 0.24
Welch Spring Shannon Cedargrove 121.00*
Whaley Cave Spring Shannon Gladden 0.31*
Yoga Spring Texas Hartshorn 1.96*

*Average of multiple measurements.

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