Cedar Creek at FM 2497 - TCEQ ID: 10478

Site Description

Cedar Creek at FM 2497; North of Diboll.

Segment Description

Segment 0604A. Cedar Creek is a 23-mile length freshwater stream that extends from the confluence of the Neches River southwest of Lufkin to the upstream perennial portion of the stream in Lufkin in Angelina County. This segment is designated for contact recreation, general use, and aquatic life use. These upper and lower portions of this segment are on the 303(d) list for impaired bodies of water. It was first listed in the year 2000 for nonsupport of contact recreational use due to elevated bacterial levels, and is currently under a 5c categorization.

Monitoring Performed Quarterly

Field Parameters Conventional Parameters Bacterial Parameters
Dissolved Oxygen Ammonia-N E. coli
Days Since Last Significant Rainfall Chloride  
Flow Severity Chlorophyll-a  
Instantaneous Stream Flow Pheophytin-a  
pH Sulfate  
Present Weather Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)  
Secchi Transparency Total Nitrate+Nitrite  
Specific Conductance Total Phosphorus  
Total Water Depth Total Suspended Solids (TSS)  
Water Temperature    



  • Downstream Spring

    Facing southwest, looking downstream. Photo taken 2010-04-06

  • Upstream Spring

    Facing north, looking upstream. Photo taken 2010-04-06

  • Measuring Flow

    Facing south, looking downstream at Mike Parrish as he measures flow. Photo taken 2010-05-12

  • Downstream Winter

    Facing south, looking downstream. Photo taken 2010-12-15

  • Upstream Winter

    Facing north, looking upstream. Photo taken 2010-12-15

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