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Texas Major Rivers


Major Rivers of Texas as defined by the Texas Water Development Board.

Data Layer Description


Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).




This dataset contains what the Texas Water Development Board surface water group considers the major rivers of Texas. Data extracted from National Hydrography Dataset, October 2009.

How to get the data layer

These data and others can be downloaded from the Texas Water Development Board’s website:

How you might make use of this data layer

To have a high quality dataset of the major rivers in Texas to use for general mapping and anaylsis.

How to get more information

For more information, contact the Texas Water Development Board:

ph: (512) 463-7847


Texas Water Development Board.

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