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Water-Year Summary for Site 08076000

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

Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08076000 Greens Bayou near Houston, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°55'05", long 95°18'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harris County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12040104, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 59 access road, 10.5 mi northeast of Houston, 12.0 mi upstream from Halls Bayou, and 23.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 68.7 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1732: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1952 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD, Water-Quality.-- CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1968 to Aug. 1998. BIOCHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1968 to Aug. 1998. PESTICIDE DATA: Oct. 1968 to Aug. 1998.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD of 1988, 2001 adjustment; unadjusted for land-surface subsidence. Prior to Oct. 2006, datum of gage 0.66 ft below NGVD of 1929, 1957 adjustment; unadjusted for land-surface subsidence (5.42 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. Channel was rectified during water years 1974-75. Low flow is sustained by industrial releases and wastewater effluent. No flow at times. Some records listed in the "Period of Record" for surface water and water quality may not be available electronically.