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Water-Year Summary for Site 08072300

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

Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08072300 Buffalo Bayou near Katy, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°44'35", long 95°48'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Fort Bend County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, on left bank at bridge on Greenbush Road, 2.5 mi downstream from confluence of Willow Fork and Cane Island Branch of Buffalo Bayou, and 3.1 mi southeast of Katy.
DRAINAGE AREA - 63.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1977 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: June 1978 to Aug. 1981. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: June 1978 to Aug. 1981.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD 1988, 2001 adjustment. Prior to Oct. 1, 2008, datum of gage was 75.02 ft above NGVD of 1929, 1973 adjustment (74.14 above current datum). Gage located at temporary site 250 ft upstream Jan. 18 to Sept. 30, 1985; all records adjusted to original site and datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - No known regulation or diversions. Stage-discharge relation affected by seasonal vegetation during most years. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.