San Jacinto River


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San Ja·cin·to River

 (săn jə-sĭn′tō)
A river, about 190 km (120 mi) long, of southeast Texas flowing into Galveston Bay. The final battle of the Texas Revolution, in which insurgents under Sam Houston defeated the Mexican forces led by Santa Anna, was fought on its banks on April 21, 1836.
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and built from three pieces, largest structure to date; and, a 500-plus-piece contract for the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), which is building a surface water treatment channel to improve management of supplies from Lake Conroe, a City of Houston majority-owner reservoir.
For more than half a century, parts of the San Jacinto River, Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay have suffered devastating environmental contamination.
The San Jacinto River Authority's Woodlands Division provides water and wastewater treatment services to the more than 100,000 residents of The Woodlands.
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarmed by continued fishing near toxic waste pits leaking into the San Jacinto River, leaders of the Houston-area Vietnamese-American fishing community are taking the alleged polluters to court.
The Greater Conroe/ Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce as well as the San Jacinto River Authority, Conroe Visitors Bureau and Montgomery County, after a seven year hiatus are resurrecting the Fireworks over Lake Conroe.
The San Jacinto River Authority s newly formed Groundwater Reduction Plan Division will have an inaugural budget of $22.
It originally served as the retail marketing point for an agricultural and lumbering area on the San Jacinto River.
On April 18th, a Texas patrol captured a Mexican courier who carried dispatches indicating that Santa Anna, accompanied by fewer than 900 men, was headed for Lynch's Ferry on the San Jacinto River.
Colonial Pipeline and Equilon Pipeline recently donated 100 acres of marshland to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to settle a lawsuit filed by state and federal officials over a pipeline spill and fire during heavy flooding in 1994 along the San Jacinto River in Southeast Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Houston, for example, has made a deal to get water from the San Jacinto River that formerly irrigated water-intensive rice farms.
The firm currently has a variety of noteworthy projects underway in the Houston metro area including work for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, both the Texas and United States Departments of Transportation, Port of Houston, San Jacinto River Authority and The Texas A&M University System.
Among their recent and awarded work: Loop 375 in El Paso and State Highway 288 in Houston both complex design-build projects for the Texas Department of Transportation; on-call construction engineering and inspection and on-call design contracts for the Alabama Department of Transportation; program management support services for the Houston Airport System; and pre-construction and full construction management and inspection services for the San Jacinto River Authority s large diameter waterline to deliver treated water to Montgomery County, Texas.
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