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Upper San Marcos River: Watershed Protection Plan

A project to develop a Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) for the Upper San Marcos River watershed.

Background

The Upper San Marcos River is included on the 2010 303(d) List due to elevated concentrations of total dissolved solids (TDS). There are significant interactions between the San Marcos River and the Edwards Aquifer, and both are experiencing pressures related to development and land use changes.

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Project Description

This project will develop a WPP for the San Marcos River to reduce TDS in the river, and also proactively address concerns related to bacteria, nutrients and sediment in the river and in Spring Lake.

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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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