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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08074250 Brickhouse Gulley at Costa Rica Street, Houston, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°49'40", long 95°28'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harris County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, on left bank at downstream side of bridge at Costa Rica Street in northwest Houston and 1.0 mi upstream from Whiteoak Bayou.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD TX-74-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1964 to Sept. 1981 (daily mean discharge), Oct. 1982 to Sept. 1983 (peak discharges greater than base discharge), Oct. 1983 to Sept. 1992 (annual maximum), Oct. 1992 to current year (peak discharges greater than base discharge). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Sept. 1970 to Mar. 1983. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Sept. 1970 to Mar. 1983. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Dec. 1970 to Mar. 1983. PESTICIDE DATA: Aug. 1971 to Mar. 1983.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD 1988, 2001 adjustment. Prior to Oct. 1, 2016, datum of gage NGVD 1929, unadjusted for land-surface subsidence (5.667 ft below current datum). Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - Low flow is partially sustained by wastewater effluent. No known regulation or diversions. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.