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List of Impaired Waters (Texas)

Galveston Bay, Buffalo-San Jacinto 12040104
Cycle 2006

ID
Num
WBID Waterbody Name State Basin Name # of
Impairments
1 TX-1001 San Jacinto River Tidal San Jacinto 2
2 TX-1005 Houston Ship Channel/San Jacinto River Tidal San Jacinto 3
3 TX-1006 Houston Ship Channel Tidal San Jacinto 5
4 TX-1006D Halls Bayou Below US 59 San Jacinto 1
5 TX-1006F Big Gulch Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
6 TX-1006H Spring Gully Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
7 TX-1006I Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou San Jacinto 1
8 TX-1006J Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou San Jacinto 1
9 TX-1007 Houston Ship Channel/Buffalo Bayou Tidal San Jacinto 4
10 TX-1007B Brays Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
11 TX-1007C Keegans Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
12 TX-1007D Sims Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
13 TX-1007E Willow Waterhole Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
14 TX-1007F Berry Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
15 TX-1007G Kuhlman Gully above tidal San Jacinto 1
16 TX-1007H Pine Gully above tidal San Jacinto 1
17 TX-1007I Plum Creek above tidal San Jacinto 1
18 TX-1007K Country Club Bayou above tidal San Jacinto 2
19 TX-1007L Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Bray's Bayou San Jacinto 1
20 TX-1007M Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Hunting Bayou San Jacinto 1
21 TX-1007N Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Sims Bayou San Jacinto 1
22 TX-1007O Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou San Jacinto 2
23 TX-1007R Hunting Bayou above tidal San Jacinto 2
24 TX-1013 Buffalo Bayou Tidal San Jacinto 1
25 TX-1013A Little White Oak Bayou San Jacinto 2
26 TX-1013C Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Tidal San Jacinto 1
27 TX-1014 Buffalo Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
28 TX-1014H South Mayde Creek San Jacinto 1
29 TX-1014K Turkey Creek San Jacinto 1
30 TX-1014M Neimans Bayou San Jacinto 2
31 TX-1014N Rummel Creek San Jacinto 1
32 TX-1014O Spring Branch San Jacinto 1
33 TX-1016 Greens Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
34 TX-1016A Garners Bayou San Jacinto 1
35 TX-1016B Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou San Jacinto 1
36 TX-1016C Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou San Jacinto 1
37 TX-1016D Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou San Jacinto 2
38 TX-1017 White Oak Bayou Above Tidal San Jacinto 1
39 TX-1017A Brickhouse Gully/Bayou San Jacinto 1
40 TX-1017B Cole Creek San Jacinto 1
41 TX-1017D Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou San Jacinto 2
42 TX-1017E Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou San Jacinto 1
43 TX-2427 San Jacinto Bay San Jacinto, Trinity-San Jacinto 2
44 TX-2429 Scott Bay San Jacinto 2
45 TX-2430 Burnett Bay San Jacinto 2
46 TX-2436 Barbours Cut San Jacinto 2
Total # of Impairments 67

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    
2 TX-1005 Houston Ship Channel/San Jacinto River Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
3 TX-1006 Houston Ship Channel Tidal Impaired Water Segment Chlorodane, Dieldrin in Tissue, Heptachlor Epoxide, Temperature Chlorodane, Dieldrin in Tissue, Heptachlor Epoxide - These impairments were moved to Category 4b because further accumulation of these substances in fish tissue and residual amounts of these pesticides should attenuate over time.  The use and sale of these pesticides were banned by the EPA in the mid 1980s.  Temperature meets requirements.
4 TX-1006D Halls Bayou Below US 59 Impaired Water Segment    
5 TX-1006F Big Gulch Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
6 TX-1006H Spring Gully Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
7 TX-1006I Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
8 TX-1006J Unnamed tributary of Halls Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
9 TX-1007 Houston Ship Channel/Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment Chlorodane, Dieldrin in Tissue, Heptachlor Epoxide Chlorodane, Dieldrin in Tissue, Heptachlor Epoxide - These impairments were moved to Category 4b because further accumulation of these substances in fish tissue and residual amounts of these pesticides should attenuate over time.  The use and sale of these pesticides were banned by the EPA in the mid 1980s.
10 TX-1007B Brays Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
11 TX-1007C Keegans Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
12 TX-1007D Sims Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
13 TX-1007E Willow Waterhole Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
14 TX-1007F Berry Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
15 TX-1007G Kuhlman Gully above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
16 TX-1007H Pine Gully above tidal Impaired Water Segment Low Dissolved Oxygen Original data used to list the water body was removed due to QA issues
17 TX-1007I Plum Creek above tidal Impaired Water Segment Low Dissolved Oxygen Original data used to list the water body was removed due to QA issues
18 TX-1007K Country Club Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
19 TX-1007L Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Bray's Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
20 TX-1007M Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Hunting Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
21 TX-1007N Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Sims Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
22 TX-1007O Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
23 TX-1007R Hunting Bayou above tidal Impaired Water Segment    
24 TX-1013 Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
25 TX-1013A Little White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
26 TX-1013C Unnamed non-tidal tributary of Buffalo Bayou Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
27 TX-1014 Buffalo Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
28 TX-1014H South Mayde Creek Impaired Water Segment    
29 TX-1014K Turkey Creek Impaired Water Segment    
30 TX-1014M Neimans Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
31 TX-1014N Rummel Creek Impaired Water Segment    
32 TX-1014O Spring Branch Impaired Water Segment    
33 TX-1016 Greens Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
34 TX-1016A Garners Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
35 TX-1016B Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
36 TX-1016C Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
37 TX-1016D Unnamed tributary of Greens Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
38 TX-1017 White Oak Bayou Above Tidal Impaired Water Segment    
39 TX-1017A Brickhouse Gully/Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
40 TX-1017B Cole Creek Impaired Water Segment    
41 TX-1017D Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
42 TX-1017E Unnamed tributary of White Oak Bayou Impaired Water Segment    
43 TX-2427 San Jacinto Bay Impaired Water Segment    
44 TX-2429 Scott Bay Impaired Water Segment    
45 TX-2430 Burnett Bay Impaired Water Segment    
46 TX-2436 Barbours Cut Impaired Water Segment    
47 TX-1006E Halls Bayou Above US 59 Restored Bacteria Combined with Halls Bayou (1006D) which is impaired for bacteria
48 TX-1007P Brays Bayou above tidal Restored Bacteria Assigned to a new SegID (1007D) and will now be reported under AU_ID of 1007D_02
49 TX-1007Q Sims Bayou above tidal Restored Bacteria, Low Dissolved Oxygen Assigned to a new SegID (1007D) and will now be reported under AU_ID of 1007D_01

In Summary:

Impaired Water Segments 46
TMDL Completed 0
Restored 3

 

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