USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
08115000 Big Creek near Needville, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°28'18", long 95°48'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Fort Bend County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12070104, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on Trinity Rd. loop, 2.6 mi downstream from Coon Creek, 5.5 mi north of Needville, 9.4 mi upstream from Fairchild Creek, and 31.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 42.8 mi².
- WSP 1148: 1947. WSP 1712: 1957-58, 1959(M). WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1947 to June 1950, Mar. 1952 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 59.39 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to June 1950, and May 1959 to Mar. 1960, nonrecording gage at datum 10.00 ft higher. Mar. to May 1959, and Mar. 1960 to Sept. 1967, water-stage recorder at datum 10.00 ft higher. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since 1913, 24.4 ft in Aug. 1945 before channel rectification, from information by local resident.