Biloxi Creek at FM 1818 - TCEQ ID: 16097

Site Description

Biloxi Creek at FM 1818, 2.5 KM East Of FM 1818/FM 58 Intersection and 13.8 KM East Of Diboll.

Segment Description

0604M - Biloxi Creek (unclassified water body). Biloxi Creek is 23 miles in length and is from the confluence with the Neches River southeast of Diboll to FM 325 east of Lufkin in Angelina County. This segment is designated for contact recreation, general use, and aquatic life use. The lower portion below CR 228 was first listed on the 303(d) list for impaired water bodies in the year 2004 for bacteria levels. It is currently under a 5c classification. The upper portion of this segment above CR 228 was also placed on the 303(d) list. In 2004, it was listed for nonsupport of contact recreation due to elevated bacteria levels. It was listed in the year 2006 for nonsupport of aquatic life use due to depressed dissolved oxygen levels. Both of the listings within the upper portion are currently under a 5c classification.

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    

 

Photos

  • Upstream October

    Facing north, looking upstream. Photo taken 2010-10-20

  • Upstream December

    Facing north, looking upstream. Photo taken 2010-12-16

  • Downstream October

    Facing southeast, looking at downstream. Photo taken 2010-10-20

  • Downstream December

    Facing southeast, looking at downstream. Photo taken 2010-12-16

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