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Cedar Bayou, Texas

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Cedar Bayou, Texas

Cedar Bayou is an area in east central Harris County, Texas, United States.

Some of the area is unincorporated; portions are within Baytown.

Education

Goose Creek Independent School District operates schools in the area.

Watershed character and water quality

Cedar Bayou, the area's namesake water body, is a slow moving coastal waterway with both tidal and non-tidal reaches. Its watershed originates north of highway 90, between Lake Houston and Dayton, TX. The upper reaches of the Bayou's watershed are primarily rural or agricultural, with large undeveloped/wooded areas in its middle, and urban areas (including the urban center of Baytown, TXin the lower reaches. The mouth of the Bayou widens into a series of small lakes before flowing into the Galveston Bay system.[1]

Cedar Bayou is listed as being impaired for certain water quality issues, including bacteria, impaired macrobenthic communities, and [3]

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External links

  • Cedar Bayou, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Cedar Bayou Watershed Protection Plan

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