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Compliance resources for local governments in Texas.



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Public Water Supply

    • Drought–This comprehensive Web page provides information to help make better decisions about water use.
    • Drought Contingency Planning–Information and templates to help public drinking water systems create drought contingency plans.
    • Drinking Water–This Web page provides information, guidance, and forms for public drinking water systems.
    • You're a Public Water System…Now What? (RG-496)–A guide for rules and regulations that apply to public water systems, especially for those who may have recently learned they own a PWS.


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Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

    • Topics – This Web page provides information on MSW management, public participation, and requirements for obtaining authorization to process or dispose of waste.
    • Resources – The Web page provides information on resources for local governments to manage municipal solid waste issues, including illegal dumping and littering

Compliance Resources


    • Rules and Rulemaking – View and download current TCEQ rules, find out about rulemaking projects, and read agreements the TCEQ has with other state agencies.
    • Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) – Find information on this Web page about environmentally beneficial projects that a respondent agrees to undertake as part of an agency-initiated enforcement action.
    • Environmental Crime – These resources provide training to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers on criminal environmental violations.
    • Landscape Irrigation – Landscape irrigators can locate licensing requirements and regulations on this website.
    • Occupational Licensing – Learn about the requirements for various occupational licenses issued by the TCEQ.
    • Flood – After the Flood: Is your Water Safe?
    • Dam Safety Program – The TCEQ’s Dam Safety Program monitors and regulates both private and public dams in the state.