Jack Creek at FM 2497 - TCEQ ID: 10492

Site Description

Jack Creek at FM 2497; 5 km Southeast of the intersection of SH 94 and FM 2497; 13.3 km Southwest of Lufkin.

Segment Description

Segment 0604C - Jack Creek (unclassified water body). This freshwater stream extends sixteen miles from the confluence of Cedar Creek southwest of Lufkin in Angelina County to the upstream perennial portion of the stream in northeast Lufkin in Angelina County. This segment is designated for contact recreation, general use, and aquatic life use. Jack Creek was placed on the 303(d) list for impaired bodies of water in the year 2000 for nonsupport of contact recreational use due to elevated bacteria levels. It 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    



  • Upstream December

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

  • Upstream May

    Facing north, looking upstream. Photo taken 2010-05-12

  • Downstream December

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

  • Downstream April

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

  • Filamentous Algae Streamers

    Filamentous algae in stream. Photo taken 2011-03-30

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