Water Quality Permits for Agriculture
Permits and other authorizations required for animal feeding operations, concentrated animal feeding operations, and other agricultural operations.
Delinquent Fees and Penalties Will Affect Processing Your Application Effective Sept. 1, 2012, the TCEQ redefined delinquent accounts to include those entities or people** who owe at least $25 in delinquent penalties or fees. The previous threshold for delinquency was $200. This new $25 threshold is the same amount used by us to place an entity on Warrant Hold with the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
Livestock Manure Operations Wastewater Discharges: Am I Regulated? If you compost livestock manure that is hauled in from off site, this general permit might cover you. Find out whether you qualify.
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Do I Need a Water Quality Permit? If you are starting a new concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Texas, read this page to find out whether you need a water quality permit from the TCEQ.
Topics Under This Category:
Agriculture Stakeholder Group Meeting schedule, agendas, minutes of past meetings, and related information for this voluntary group that meets several times a year to discuss issues such as implementation of and compliance with water quality rules for agriculture.
Tips for Completing Water Quality Permit Applications Helpful information about water quality and wastewater permits. Deficiencies we find frequently during administrative review.
Water Quality General Permits Authorization and Application Query Check the status of permits or applications covered under water quality general permits.
Water Quality Individual Permit Applications Query Check the status of an application for a water quality individual permit.
Water Quality Individual Permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Information on obtaining an individual permit for the operation of a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Texas. Links to permit application.