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Water-Year Summary for Site 08074810

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
08074810 Brays Bayou at Gessner Drive, Houston, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°40'21", long 95°31'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harris County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, on right bank at downstream side of downstream bridge on Gessner Drive in southwest Houston, 0.10 mile below mouth of Keegans Bayou.
DRAINAGE AREA - 52.5 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR TX-77-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Feb. 1977 to Sept. 2001 (annual maximum), Oct. 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1988, 2001 adjustment; unadjusted for land-surface subsidence. Prior to Oct 2006, datum of gage NGVD 1929, 1957 adjustment (4.27 ft above current datum). Radio telemeter at station. Satellite telemeter at station.
REMARKS - No known regulation or diversions. Gage height associated with historical peak discharge is referenced to datum then in use. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.