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Recommended Unique Stream Segments for Dam Construction


Stream segments recommended in the 2012 State Water Plan for dam construction.

Data Layer Description


Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)




This data layer represents updated 2012 recommended stream segments, and their aquatic species and riparian habitats, that could be threatened if reservoir construction were done. Recommended and created by TWDB.

How to get the data layer

Publication report #370 provided by the TWDB has raw data available.

How you might make use of this data layer

This dataset is beneficial because it identifies stream segments that could possibly be threatened by construction.

How to get more information

Visit the TWDB’s GIS website.


Texas Water Development Board. 2011.

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