USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08073500 Buffalo Bayou near Addicks, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°45'42", long 95°36'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harris County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, near right bank at bridge on Dairy-Ashford Road over rectified channel, 1.8 mi downstream from South Mayde Creek, and 2.6 mi southeast of Addicks.
DRAINAGE AREA - 277 mi².
- WSP 1922: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1945 to current year.
PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.--
CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1962 to Mar. 1963, Aug. 1970 to Sept. 1982.
BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Aug. 1970 to Sept. 1982.
PESTICIDE DATA: Aug. 1970 to Sept. 1982.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD 1988, 2001 adjustment. Prior to Oct. 1, 2008, datum of gage 1.40 ft below NGVD of 1929 (3.14 ft above current datum); records unadjusted for land-surface subsidence. Prior to Feb. 2, 1948, water-stage recorder at bridge on natural channel 1,200 ft to right at same datum. Feb. 2 to May 21, 1948, nonrecording gage at current site and previous datum. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1896, 85.6 ft (datum then in use) in Dec. 1935, adjusted to former site from floodmark 0.5 mi downstream, on basis of slope of flood of Aug. 29, 1945, from information by local resident.