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To learn about the Corps of Engineers’ Addicks and Barker Reservoirs and their operation go here.

 

To see the flowrate in Buffalo Bayou at Piney Point Road, the Corps of Engineers’ operational flow control point, go to USGS Piney Point.

  

 

Key Elevation in Barker Reservoir:

93.2

Low Point of Westheimer Parkway

  

 

 

Barker Reservoir Elevation Sensor 2009
2010 Barker Dam
Key Map 488E
Sensor ID 2009
Sensor Type USGS Radar
Installed 1/7/2000
Top of Spillway 104.00'
Bottom of Barker Reservoir 71.05'
Tip of Orifice 106.98'
Measuring Plate 85.11'
External Link USGS
Benchmark 111.55'
RM 210191 stamped W100 BM091 located 1ft south of north end of T wall , 1988 NAVD, 2001 adjustment. 78 to 01 adjustment -.53
As of July 1, 2007, the elevation datum was changed from 1929 NGVD, 1978 adjustment to the 1988 NAVD, 2001 adjustment.

The Barker Reservoir Elevation  chart showing Barker Reservoir Elevation Left series.
Cross Section
Barker Reservoir Elevation for sensor 2009 is 71.72'
Reading on 7/21/2019 7:59 AM
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Sensor
Reading Date
Elevation
20097/21/2019 7:59 AM71.72'
20097/21/2019 3:59 AM71.71'
20097/20/2019 11:59 PM71.69'
20097/20/2019 7:59 PM71.69'
20097/20/2019 3:59 PM71.70'
20097/20/2019 11:59 AM71.71'
20097/20/2019 7:59 AM71.70'
20097/20/2019 3:59 AM71.68'
20097/19/2019 11:59 PM71.68'
20097/19/2019 7:59 PM71.69'
20097/19/2019 3:59 PM71.70'
20097/19/2019 11:59 AM71.72'
Flood Frequency
Elevation
10% (10-Year)92.70'
2% (50-Year)93.90'
1% (100-Year)95.00'
Historical Storm
Date
Event
Elevation
4/20/1991 91.30'
3/6/1992 93.60'
11/17/1998 92.30'
11/7/2002 93.20'
11/28/2004 91.70'
7/9/2007 91.90'
6/1/2015 91.90'
4/18/2016 95.20'
8/27/2017Harvey101.60'
High water mark elevations are approximate.
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