Brazos River


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Braz·os River

 (brăz′əs)
A river rising in northwest Texas at the confluence of two forks and flowing about 1,350 km (840 mi) generally southeast to the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Galveston.
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Noun1.Brazos River - a river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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The Brazos River Authority ( BRA ) operates the Clute/Richwood Wastewater Treatment Plant and have recently cleaned out the East side of the digester units #2 & #3.
Nearly 6,000 inmates from units near the flooding-prone Brazos River were moved to other prison facilities around the state and more than 150 Beaumont parolees were moved into one of the prisons in the same city, Clark said.
The Brazos River is being pounded, and all of that water is coming down from the tributaries and creeks into the river," Trower said.
Meanwhile, officials in Fort Bend County, Houston's south western suburbs, issued widespread mandatory evacuation orders along the Brazos River levee districts.
Householders living near the Brazos River levee in Fort Bend County, Houston, were given mandatory evacuation orders.
Communities living close to the Brazos River prepare for the worst as rain continues to fall from Hurricane Harvey.
Texas officials were evacuating 4500 inmates from three prisons south of Houston as the Brazos River rose as a result of heavy rain.
About 4,500 inmates from prisons south of Houston are being evacuated to other prisons in east Texas because the Brazos River nearby is rising significantly, local officials said.
Current distribution of Texas Shiner is within and downstream from spring complexes from the San Gabriel River in the Brazos River basin on the northeast extent of its range, to the Pecos River basin in the west, and to the Rio Grande basin in the south (Garrett et al.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice began evacuating on Friday about 1,700 inmates at its Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, about 30 miles (50 km) south of Houston, due to flooding along the Brazos River.
Imagine if you are a tourist or business investor driving from Houston into Austin County, and one of the first things you encounter after crossing the Brazos River is the odor of human waste being composted," Stolarski said.
Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River

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