Water Quality Advisory Work Group (WQAWG)
The Water Quality Advisory Work Group (WQAWG) is open to the public. Anyone who is interested in water quality may attend and participate in WQAWG meetings.
The WQAWG is a voluntary group of participants who meet on a quarterly basis to discuss issues related to water quality, wastewater permits and wastewater standards.
- Participation in the WQAWG
- Related Documents
- Upcoming Meeting
- Past Meetings
- Bacteria Limits for Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permits
- Summaries and Handouts for Bacteria Limits Meeting
- Staff Contact
Participation in the WQAWG
This group currently has representation from water associations, petroleum and chemical industry, electrical utility industry, agricultural industry, engineering firms, law firms, environmental organizations, consumer groups, and government entities.
|Date:||April 24, 2013|
|Time:||1:30 PM to 3:30 PM|
12100 Park 35 Circle
Building E, Room 201S
Austin, Texas 78753
Map / Local Restaurants
Free parking is available on the 4th floor of the parking garage located between Buildings E and F.
Most of the files linked below are in portable document format (PDF). (Help with PDF Files.)
|Date||Notification||Agenda/Attendees||Webcast||Handouts (PDF)||Handouts (PPT)|
|April 24, 2013||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-||-|
|Jul. 24, 2012||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-||-|
|Apr. 24, 2012||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-||PPT|
|Jan. 31, 2012||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-|
|Oct. 25, 2011||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-||-|
|July 19, 2011||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||PPT1|
|April 26, 2011||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||-||-|
|Jan. 25, 2011||Notification||Agenda||Webcast||PPT1 / PPT2|
If the information you need is not in this table, check our archive of information from all past WQAWG meetings. (Free webcasts provided by TexasAdmin.com.)
PowerPoint Presentations for 02/02/10 Meeting
Handouts from the February 2, 2010 WQAWG Meeting included the following PowerPoint presentations: Implementation Procedures, Pharmaceuticals and Senate Bill 1757, 2010 Water Quality Standards Projects and Recreational Use–Attainability Analysis. (Help with downloading files.)
Bacteria Limits for TPDES Permits
Rulemaking has been initiated due to an agreement between TCEQ and EPA to add E. coli or Enterococcus effluent limits to TPDES permits that cover domestic wastewater and industrial wastewater that has a domestic component. A stakeholder meeting was held on January 23, 2009 in Building F, Room 2210 to discuss the rulemaking. The stakeholder meeting was open to all interested parties
Summaries and Handouts for Bacteria Limits Meeting
|January 23, 2009||Agenda||Summary||Handouts|
For more information or to suggest topics for meetings, call Melissa Sansing at 512/239-4526 or our main Water Quality Division line, 512/239-4671. We can also be reached via e-mail at Outreach@tceq.texas.gov.