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Leon River: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan with Financial Incentives for Septic System Repairs and Replacement

This project supports a Technical Assistance and Financial Incentive Program for Coryell County to replace or repair failing septic systems along the Leon River.

Background

Since 1996, the Leon River below Proctor Lake has been listed as impaired due to elevated levels of fecal bacteria. To address this impairment, watershed stakeholders developed a Watershed Protection Plan, and EPA approved it in May 2015.

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Project Description

This project supports a Technical Assistance and Financial Incentive Program for Coryell County to help reduce bacteria in the Leon River from septic systems. The program will identify failing septic systems along the river and offer financial incentives to homeowners and businesses to repair or replace them.

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Documents

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For More Information

To find out more about the NPS Program, call 512-239-6682 or e-mail us at nps@tceq.texas.gov.

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