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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08074800 Keegans Bayou at Roark Road near Houston, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°39'23", long 95°33'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harris County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on Roark Road in southwest Houston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 12.7 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD TX-74-1: Drainage area. WDR TX-77-2: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Aug. 1964 to Sept. 1981 (daily mean discharge), Oct. 1981 to Sept. 1992 (annual maximum discharge). Oct. 1992 to current year (peak discharges greater than base discharge). PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1968 to Mar. 1983. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Feb. 1969 to Mar. 1983. BIOLOGICAL DATA: Dec. 1970 to Mar. 1983. PESTICIDE DATA: Oct. 1968 to Mar. 1983. SEDIMENT DATA: Dec. 1969 to Aug. 1971.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1988, 2001 adjustment; unadjusted for land-surface subsidence. Prior to Oct. 1, 2007, datum of gage is NGVD of 1929; unadjusted for land-surface subsidence (3.305 ft above current datum). Radio telemeter at station. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - No known regulation or diversions. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 17 years (water years 1965-81), 12.3 ft³/s, (8,910 acre-ft/yr).