The floods in central Texas in September, 1921

Water Supply Paper 488



Heavy rainfall over a large area in south-central Texas from September 8 to September 10, 1921, produced great floods which caused the loss of at least 224 lives and damage to property amounting to more than $10,000,000. The most destructive flood in Texas prior to 1921 occurred in December, 1913. That flood, which is described on pages 46-47, caused the loss of 177 lives and destroyed property valued at more than $8,500,000.

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title The floods in central Texas in September, 1921
Series title Water Supply Paper
Series number 488
DOI 10.3133/wsp488
Year Published 1923
Language English
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) Texas Water Science Center
Description iv. 56 p.
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