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Dam across Neches River, above Beaumont, Tex.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Dam across Neches River, above Beaumont, Tex.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reservoirs,
  • Neches River (Tex.),
  • Texas

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDam across Neches River about Beaumont, Texas
    SeriesH.rp.2591
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16154733M


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Dam across Neches River, above Beaumont, Tex. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Major tributaries include the Angelina River, which drains one-third of the basin area, Bayou La Nana, Ayish Bayou, Pine Island Bayou, Village Creek, Kickapoo Creek, and Flat Creek. In the population of the Neches River basin was reported atTyler is the largest city in the basin; other cities include Beaumont, Lufkin, and.

Lake B. Steinhagen (Neches River Basin) Dam across Neches River. Steinhagen Tex. book (also known as Town Bluff Dam) is located about a half mile north of Town Tex.

book in Tyler and Jasper counties on the Neches River. The Dam across Neches River and lake are owned by Tex. book United States government and operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

The dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collection includes photographs of early lock and dam projects throughout Texas. The images date from to the Tex.

book and include the Trinity, Brazos, Neches and Caddo rivers. Above Beaumont - Jefferson County - Beaumont; Neches River: Beaumont, Tx., photograph, June   Flood warnings remain in effect for the Neches Dam across Neches River from Rockland to above Evadale and then above Beaumont Evadale to the Sabine Lake.

Flood warning is also in effect for Pine Island Bayou from upstream of Sour Lake to the Confluence of the Neches River. Flood above Beaumont for Village Creek from Kountze to the Tex. book of the Neches. The Neches River gained above Beaumont name from the Spanish who took the name from the Caddo word "Nachawi," meaning "wood of the bow," bois d'arc trees, that grew along its banks (Donovan, ).

The Caddo Indians reach the Neches about A.D.bringing the American Indian population to its peak. Stream Gages in the Neches Basin National Weather Service River Flood Levels and Forecast. The National Weather Service uses these same streamflow gages to predict river flood levels.

Here's a link to their website with current levels Dam across Neches River forecasts: National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service - East Texas. Choose above Beaumont Gage. Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station.

The nearest weather station for Dam across Neches River precipitation and temperature measurements is PORT ARTHUR AP BEAUMONT which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 16 feet (16 feet higher than Neches River).

The Neches Basin is the third largest river basin whose watershed Tex. book is entirely within Texas and the fourth largest by average flow volume. Named by early explorers after the Neches Indian Tribe, the Neches River flows from headwaters in Van Zandt County to its confluence with Sabine Lake, which drains to the Gulf of Mexico.

Neches River is above Beaumont stream and is nearby to Dooms Island and Stewts Island. Neches River is south of Old River Cove. Beaumont lies on Texas' coastal plain, about 30 miles (48 km) inland from the Gulf of Mexico, 85 miles ( km) east of Houston, and just south of the dense Dam across Neches River forests of East Texas.

The city is bordered on the east by the Neches River and to the north by Pine Island Bayou. Before being settled, the area was crisscrossed by numerous small streams.

Dam B and Dam B Reservoir are in the Neches River Basin in both Tyler and Jasper Counties, above Beaumont mile north of Town Bluff on the Neches River at river mile Ownership and History of Development: The project is owned by the United States Government, and was authorized by the River and Harbor Act of March 2, in the first session of the.

The Angelina Neches/Dam B WMA is located in Jasper and Tyler Counties in the fork of the Angelina River, Neches River and the B.A. Steinhagen Reservoir. The WMA cov acres of which about 7, acres are a portion of the Reservoir.

The adjoining land acreage consists of hardwood bottomland, vegetation and river floodplains. Data are tidally affected --Astronomical tides cause significant cycles of approximately hours at this e a different portion of the hour tidal cycle is averaged in successive daily (hour) computations, a systematic secondary oscillation, unrelated to basin hydrology and having a period of about two weeks may be apparent in daily data.

The pump station is located along the Neches River and draws water from the river as the main source of water for the City’s water system.

Beaumont has also lost its secondary water source at the Loeb wells in Hardin County. The Neches River in Beaumont Postcard courtesy Cruse Aviation Rising near Colfax in eastern Van Zandt County and winding circuitous miles to the mouth of Sabine Lake on the Gulf Coast, the river and its basin was the home of year-old Clovis culture.

UPDATE- May As of this morning, Steinhagen was at feet. They are still releasing into the Neches river and as of this morning May 29and the level one mile south of the Dam. Reed, History of The Texas Railroads, pp. Beaumont Enterprise, March 19 and April 9, ; “Letter-book of The East Texas and Louisiana Lumbermen’s Association, ,” a page volume of office correspondence owned by Mrs.

Lois Parker, Lamar University library, Beaumont, Texas. - Between Dam B and Jasper Texas On BA Steinhagen Lake vegetation floodplains Neches River Marsh Trees Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

LNVA hosted the Neches River Festival participants at the Beaumont Country Club Collier's Ferry Park is still closed, because the Neches is still above flood stage.

However, Neches River Adventures was there to talk about the how important the Neches is to our. Hillebrandt herds roamed both sides of the Neches River at Port Neches. His 9, range cattle were worth $60, in addition to the 1, heads of "horses, mares, and colts to a value of $20," The estate was probated in excess of $85, but with acres of land and twenty slaves, it is obvious that its real value far exceeded.

Beaumont and the Neches River boats Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by William Mansfield (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" Author: William Mansfield.

Phone: () Address: FM Nacogdoches, TX Contact: Cody Dunagan Dates Open: Open year round. Directions. The Angelina-Neches/Dam B WMA is located in Tyler and Jasper counties, about miles north of Houston.

Take US 59 north to Livingston and connect to US and continue east another 50 miles to the entrance to Martin Dies State Park which lies to the east of the.

Station Number Station name Date/Time Gage height, feet Dis-charge, ft3/s Long-term median flow 5/14 Undefined: Red River near De Kalb, TX. The Neches above dam-B is not worth my time IMHO. I have caught alot of fish on the angelina.

And a lot in the lake and even more below the gates and the most down here by Silsbee. My favorite place on the Neches is below Shefield's Ferry and above Bush Lake. Very beautiful and loaded with fish but a little out of the way for me. Neches River Basin Reservoirs: Monitored Water Supply Reservoirs are % full on Recent Historical Statistics.

Historical Data. Reservoir. “Two friends and I were fishing in South Texas on the bank of the Neches River about three in the evening. We had been there about four hours when my friend said something about hearing something in the woods behind us.

we were fishing on the bank of the Neches River near Beaumont, Texas.” Many people across the country don’t want. The pleadings and evidence show as follows: The city of Beaumont, located on the Neches river, about 60 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, owns a waterworks system for furnishing water, obtained from that river, to its inhabitants for drinking, domestic, and industrial purposes; its intake being located about 15 miles above the city.

o ss above of Congress is hereby granted to the Neches Canal Company, Neches yau'teh-g Water Company, Beaumont Irrigating Company, the city of Beau-mont, Texas, or the city of Port Arthur, Texas, or any one or more of them, to construct a dam or dams across the Neches River, at.

across, above BEmOu-mont, 'Teax. e of Congress is hereby granted to the Neches Canal Company, Beau-mont Irrigating Company, the city of Beaumont, Texas, and the city of Port Arthur, Texas, or any two or more of them jointly, to construct a dam or dams across the Neches River at points suitable to the interests of navigation above the city of.

the upper Neches. At river milenear the city of Rockland, they want to build a giant concrete and steel wall across the river, backing it up on itself to create a vast sheet of flat wateracres big that would store billions of gallons of water for the industries and people of Beaumont and Port Arthur, maybe even Houston.

"The Rainbow Bridge (foreground) and the Veteran's Memorial Bridge (Background). These bridges are just above the Neches River Intersection." Photo courtesy Capt. David R. Byrnes, Schull sued Lower Neches Valley Authority for $20, damages for the destruction * of barges and logs owned by plaintiff destroyed as a direct result of the Authority's having constructed a salt water barrier dam across Pine Island Bayou, a navigable stream, causing waters to flood and destroy said personal property belonging to Schull.

Neches River Formed in Van Zandt County of East Texas, the Neches River flows southeast for approximately miles and empties into the Gulf of Mexico near Port Neches.

A drainage area of 10, square miles and abundant rainfall over the entire Neches Basin results in a flow near the Gulf of approximately 6, acre-feet per year.

All Interstate 10 ramps between Beaumont and Vidor were closed, as was the access road in the same area, he said. Heavy rains saturated portions of Southeast Texas last week and have been working their way downstream into the Neches. Kelley said flood gates also were open on the dam on Stinehagen Lake.

WALKER, Circuit Judge. The appellee Miller & Vidor Lumber Company, a Texas corporation, herein called the Lumber Company, filed in the court below its amended bill against the appellant, Neches Canal Company, a Texas corporation, the city of Beaumont, Texas, a Texas municipal corporation, and the Beaumont Irrigation Company, a Texas corporation, praying an injunction restraining the parties.

Get free access to the complete judgment in SCHULL v. LOWER NECHES on CaseMine. Facts Overview Bridge over Neches River on KCS Railroad Location Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, and Orange County, Texas Status Open to traffic History Constructed init was operated on-site until until its operation was remotely relocated to Kansas City.

When Geraldine Watson&#;s father was a teenager around the turn of the last century, he spent a summer floating down the Neches River, called Snow River by the Indians. Watson grew up hearing his tales of the steamboats, log rafts, and the flora and fauna of East Texas.

So when she was.