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Current, Completed, and Pending Projects of the TMDL Program

All TMDL projects, listed in alphabetical order by project name
Title Description
Aquilla Reservoir: Improving the Quality of Drinking Water Sources A successful TMDL project to reduce atrazine in Aquilla Reservoir, which is a source of drinking water for several communities. The TMDLs are adopted and the I-...
Armand Bayou Watershed: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria levels and protect recreational safety in the waters of Armand Bayou. The stakeholders and TCEQ are developing total maxi...
Armand Bayou: Evaluating Water Quality for Aquatic Life A completed project to assess dissolved oxygen and support of aquatic life in Armand Bayou.
Arroyo Colorado: A TMDL Project for Legacy Pollutants and Organics A completed project to reduce legacy pollution from chemicals and make it safe to eat fish from the waterways.
Arroyo Colorado: A Watershed Protection Plan A completed plan and assessment project to improve water quality in the Arroyo Colorado
Arroyo Colorado: Surveying Recreational Uses A completed project to evaluate recreational uses of the Arroyo Colorado
Assessing Toxicity in Ambient Water and Sediment in Seven Texas Water Bodies A completed project to assess the extent and severity of toxicity in ambient water and sediment in seven Texas water bodies.
Atascosa River: Evaluating the Aquatic Life and Recreational Uses A completed assessment project to evaluate concentrations of dissolved oxygen and bacteria in the Atascosa River in South Central Texas
Austin Area Watersheds: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria and protect recreational safety in Waller, Walnut, and Shoal creeks and Taylor Slough in the city of Austin. The Austin c...
Brandy Branch Reservoir: Assessing the Safety of Fish Consumption A completed project of the TMDL Program to assess the extent of contamination in fish from Brandy Branch Reservoir
Carters Creek Watershed: Implementing TMDLs to Protect Recreational Uses A project to develop and implement TMDLs to reduce bacteria levels and protect recreational uses of the creek. The adopted TMDL and the approved I-Plan combined...
Clear Creek Above Tidal: A TMDL Project for Total Dissolved Solids and Chloride A completed project to develop and implement total maximum daily loads for total dissolved solids and chloride in the freshwater portion of Clear Creek that is ...
Clear Fork Trinity River: Evaluating Water Quality for Aquatic Life A completed project to evaluate the attainability of the presumed aquatic life use for the Clear Fork of the Trinity River
Colorado River Below E.V. Spence Reservoir: Implementing a Plan to Improve Water Quality A current project to implement TMDLs that reduce salinity from chloride, sulfate, and dissolved solids in the Colorado River below E.V. Spence Reservoir. The ad...
Corpus Christi Beaches: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria and protect recreational safety at Cole and Ropes beaches along Corpus Christi Bay. The stakeholders and TCEQ are develop...
Dallas and Tarrant Counties: A TMDL Project for Legacy Pollutants A completed total maximum daily load (TMDL) project to reduce legacy pollutant loads in streams and rivers in Dallas and Tarrant Counties.
Dickinson Bayou: Implementing a Plan to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to protect recreational uses through a TMDL to reduce bacteria. The TMDL is adopted and the I-Plan is approved. Together, the TMDL and I-Pla...
Dickinson Bayou: Investigating Low Dissolved Oxygen Conditions A completed project to assess conditions for support of fish and other aquatic life
E.V. Spence Reservoir: Implementing TMDLs for Total Dissolved Solids and Sulfate A project to improve water quality by reducing total dissolved solids (TDS) and sulfate in E.V. Spence Reservoir. Together, the adopted TMDLs and the approved I...
Fort Worth Area: A TMDL Project for Legacy Pollution A completed project to reduce legacy pollutants by developing and implementing total maximum daily loads
Galveston Bay and Houston Ship Channel: Assessing Contamination from Dioxin A current project assess sources of contamination in fish from dioxin and evaluate options for reducing them so it is safer to eat fish from the area waterways....
Galveston Bay and Houston Ship Channel: Assessing Contamination from PCBs A current project to assess sources of contamination in fish from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and evaluate options for reducing them so it is safer to eat ...
Galveston Bay System: A Survey of Dioxin and PCBs A completed project to assess the distribution of dioxin and PCBs in the system and evaluate options for reducing them so it is safer to eat fish from the area ...
Gilleland Creek: Implementing a Plan to Protect Recreational Uses The goal of this current project is to keep recreation safe in Gilleland Creek by reducing bacteria levels. The adopted TMDL and the approved I-Plan combined ar...
Grace Creek: Assessing Water Quality A current project to monitor bacteria concentrations in portions of Grace Creek and the Sabine River in Longview. If you use these streams, or live or work in t...
Greater Trinity Region: Implementing a Plan to Protect Recreational Uses The goal of this project is reduce bacteria levels and protect recreational safety in waterways of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The stakeholders and the TCE...
Guadalupe River Above Canyon Lake: Implementing a Plan to Protect Recreational Uses The goal of this current project is to keep recreation safe in this segment of the river by reducing bacteria levels. The adopted TMDL and the approved I-Plan c...
Gulf Coastal Waters: Evaluating the Safety of Oyster Harvesting in 14 Bays A completed project to evaluate the safety of oyster harvesting in 14 bays
Houston-Galveston Region Bacteria Implementation Group: Implementing a Plan to Protect Recreational Uses The goal of this project is to reduce bacteria levels in waterways of the Houston area to make them safer for recreation. The stakeholders of the Bacteria Imple...
Jarbo Bayou: A Community Project to Protect Recreational Uses A project to reduce bacteria and protect recreational safety in Jarbo Bayou in Galveston County. The stakeholders and the TCEQ are developing total maximum dail...
Lake O' the Pines: Implementing a Plan to Protect Aquatic Life A current project to improve conditions for aquatic life by increasing dissolved oxgen levels in the lake. Together, the adopted TMDLs and approved I-Plan are t...
Lake Worth: A TMDL Project for PCBs in Fish Tissue A completed project to improve water quality by reducing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Lake Worth
Lampasas and Navasota Rivers: Evaluating Water Quality for Recreational Uses A completed project of the TMDL Team to survey and assess bacteria impairments of the contact recreation use in three streams in east central Texas.
Lavaca Bay and Chocolate Bay: Evaluating Water Quality for Aquatic Life A completed project to assess support of the aquatic life use in Lavaca Bay and Chocolate Bay
Lower Leon Creek: A Project to Assess Bacteria A completed project to assess the extent of impairments due to bacteria in Lower Leon Creek
Lower Leon Creek: Evaluating Water Quality to Protect Aquatic Life A current project to examine the causes of low dissolved oxygen in the stream and determine the appropriate strategy for protecting aquatic life.
Lower Sabinal River: A TMDL Project for Nitrate-Nitrogen A completed project to improve water quality in the Lower Sabinal River. The TMDL is adopted and the implementation plan is approved; together, they provide the...
Lower San Antonio River: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria concentrations and protect recreational safety in the river. The TMDLs are adopted; stakeholders are developing the imple...
Martin Creek Reservoir: Assessing the Safety of Fish Consumption A completed project to assess the safety of consuming fish from Martin Creek Reservoir
Matagorda Bay and Nearby Coastal Waters: A Project to Assess Dissolved Oxygen and pH A completed project to assess dissolved oxygen and pH in Matagorda Bay and nearby coastal waters

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