Buffalo Bayou

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Buffalo Bayou is a slow-moving river which flows through Houston in Harris County, Texas. Formed some 18,000 years ago, it has its source in the prairie surrounding Katy, Fort Bend County, and flows approximately east through the Houston Ship Channel into Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to drainage water impounded and released by the Addicks and Barker reservoirs, the bayou is fed by natural springs, surface runoff, and several significant tributary bayous, including White Oak Bayou, Greens Bayou, and Brays Bayou. As the principal river of Greater Houston, the Buffalo Bayou watershed is heavily urbanized. Its direct drainage area contains a population of over 440,000. Including tributaries, the bayou has a watershed area of approximately .

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Buffalo Bayou

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