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List of Impaired Waters (Texas)

Galveston Bay, Buffalo-San Jacinto 12040104
Cycle 2004

ID
Num
WBID Waterbody Name State Basin Name # of
Impairments
1 TX-1001 San Jacinto River Tidal C 2
2 TX-1005 Houston Ship Channel/San Jacinto River Tidal C 3
3 TX-1006 Houston Ship Channel Tidal C 8
4 TX-1006D Halls Bayou Below US 59   1
5 TX-1006E Halls Bayou Above US 59   1
6 TX-1006F Big Gulch Above Tidal   1
7 TX-1006H Spring Gully Above Tidal   1
8 TX-1006I Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou   1
9 TX-1006J Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou   1
10 TX-1007 Houston Ship Channel/Buffalo Bayou Tidal C 6
11 TX-1007B Brays Bayou Above Tidal   1
12 TX-1007C Keegans Bayou Above Tidal   1
13 TX-1007D Sims Bayou Above Tidal   1
14 TX-1007E Willow Waterhole Bayou Above Tidal   1
15 TX-1007F Berry Bayou Above Tidal   1
16 TX-1007G Kuhlman Gully above tidal   1
17 TX-1007H Pine Gully above tidal   2
18 TX-1007I Plum Creek above tidal   2
19 TX-1007K Country Club Bayou above tidal   2
20 TX-1007L Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Bray's Bayou   1
21 TX-1007M Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Hunting Bayou   1
22 TX-1007N Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Sims Bayou   1
23 TX-1007O Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou   2
24 TX-1007P Brays Bayou above tidal   1
25 TX-1007Q Sims Bayou above tidal   2
26 TX-1007R Hunting Bayou above tidal   2
27 TX-1013 Buffalo Bayou Tidal C 1
28 TX-1013A Little White Oak Bayou   2
29 TX-1013C Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Tidal   1
30 TX-1014 Buffalo Bayou Above Tidal C 1
31 TX-1014H South Mayde Creek   1
32 TX-1014K Turkey Creek   1
33 TX-1014M Neimans Bayou   2
34 TX-1014N Rummel Creek   1
35 TX-1014O Spring Branch   1
36 TX-1016 Greens Bayou Above Tidal C 1
37 TX-1016A Garners Bayou   1
38 TX-1016B Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou   1
39 TX-1016C Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou   1
40 TX-1016D Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou   2
41 TX-1017 White Oak Bayou Above Tidal C 1
42 TX-1017A Brickhouse Gully/Bayou   1
43 TX-1017B Cole Creek   1
44 TX-1017D Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou   2
45 TX-1017E Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou   1
46 TX-2427 San Jacinto Bay C 2
47 TX-2429 Scott Bay C 2
48 TX-2430 Burnett Bay C 2
49 TX-2436 Barbours Cut C 2
Total # of Impairments 78

Delistings for Galveston Bay

Delistings for Buffalo-San Jacinto 12040104

ID
Num
WBID Waterbody
Name
Status Delisted Basis for
Delisting
1 TX-1001 San Jacinto River Tidal Impaired Water Segment Fish Tissue Based on a review of the 2001 TDH Health Consultaion, pesticides do not contribute a significant risk for consumption of fish for this water body. This segment remains listed for dioxins and PCBs in tissue.
2 TX-1005 Houston Ship Channel/San Jacinto River Tidal Impaired Water Segment Fish Tissue Based on a review of the 2001 TDH Health Consultaion, pesticides do not contribute a significant risk for consumption of fish for this water body. This segment remains listed for dioxins and PCBs in tissue.
3 TX-1006 Houston Ship Channel Tidal Impaired Water Segment Fish Tissue Based on a review of the 2001 TDH Health Consultaion, pesticides (with the exception of chlordane, heptachlor epoxice and dieldrin) do not contribute a significant risk for consumption of fish for this water body. This segment remains listed for dioxins, PCBs, heptachlor epoxide, chlordane, dieldrin in tissue.
4 TX-1006D Halls Bayou Below US 59 Impaired Water Segment    
5 TX-1006E Halls Bayou Above US 59 Impaired Water Segment    
6 TX-1006F Big Gulch Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
7 TX-1006H Spring Gully Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
8 TX-1006I Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
9 TX-1006J Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
10 TX-1007 Houston Ship Channel/Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment Fish Tissue Based on a review of the 2001 TDH Health Consultaion, pesticides (with the exception of chlordane, heptachlor epoxice and dieldrin) do not contribute a significant risk for consumption of fish for this water body. This segment remains listed for dioxins, PCBs, heptachlor epoxide, chlordane, dieldrin in tissue.
11 TX-1007B Brays Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
12 TX-1007C Keegans Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
13 TX-1007D Sims Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
14 TX-1007E Willow Waterhole Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
15 TX-1007F Berry Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
16 TX-1007G Kuhlman Gully above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
17 TX-1007H Pine Gully above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
18 TX-1007I Plum Creek above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
19 TX-1007K Country Club Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
20 TX-1007L Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Bray's Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
21 TX-1007M Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Hunting Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
22 TX-1007N Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Sims Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
23 TX-1007O Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
24 TX-1007P Brays Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
25 TX-1007Q Sims Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
26 TX-1007R Hunting Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
27 TX-1013 Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment Copper This segment now meets the applicable water quality criterion for copper (chronic) in water. This segment remains listed for bacteria.
28 TX-1013A Little White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
29 TX-1013C Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
30 TX-1014 Buffalo Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
31 TX-1014H South Mayde Creek Impaired Water Segment    
32 TX-1014K Turkey Creek Impaired Water Segment    
33 TX-1014M Neimans Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
34 TX-1014N Rummel Creek Impaired Water Segment    
35 TX-1014O Spring Branch Impaired Water Segment    
36 TX-1016 Greens Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
37 TX-1016A Garners Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
38 TX-1016B Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
39 TX-1016C Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
40 TX-1016D Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
41 TX-1017 White Oak Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
42 TX-1017A Brickhouse Gully/Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
43 TX-1017B Cole Creek Impaired Water Segment    
44 TX-1017D Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
45 TX-1017E Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
46 TX-2427 San Jacinto Bay Impaired Water Segment    
47 TX-2429 Scott Bay Impaired Water Segment Bacteria Although the previous reason give for delisting was the application of the binomial method, a subsequent review of the assessment revealed that data used in the original listing were incorrectly assigned to Scott Bay. Reassessment of the available data for this water body, although limited, indicates no concern for bacteria.
48 TX-2430 Burnett Bay Impaired Water Segment    
49 TX-2436 Barbours Cut Impaired Water Segment    

In Summary:

Impaired Water Segments 49
TMDL Completed 0
Restored 0

 

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