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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
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
Mid Cibolo Creek: A Project for Dissolved Oxygen A completed project to assess and improve dissolved oxygen concentrations in Mid Cibolo Creek in South Central Texas
Mission and Aransas Rivers, Tidal Portions: A Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to keep recreation safe in tidal segments of the Mission and Aransas rivers by reducing bacteria levels. The stakeholders and TCEQ are devel...
North Bosque River: Implementing a TMDL to Protect General Uses A project to improve water quality by developing and implementing TMDLs. The TMDLs are adopted and the I-Plan is approved; together, they provide the road map t...
Orange County Watersheds: A TMDL Project to Protect Aquatic Life and Recreational Uses A community project to improve water quality for support of recreational and aquatic life uses. TMDLs were developed for bacteria, dissolved oxygen, and pH. ...
Oso Bay and the Laguna Madre: Assessing the Aquatic Life Use A completed project to assess low dissolved-oxygen conditions in Oso Bay and Laguna Madre
Oso Bay: A Project to Assess the Oyster Waters Use A current assessment project to determine whether indicator bacteria levels in Oso Bay are high enough to affect oyster beds in Corpus Christi Bay.
Oso Bay: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria levels and protect recreational safety in the bay. The TMDL is adopted. Stakeholders will develop an implementation plan,...
Oso Creek: A TMDL Project to Protect Recreational Uses A community project to protect recreational uses of the creek by reducing concentrations of bacteria in the water. The stakeholders are investigating ways to im...
Patrick Bayou: Assessing Toxic Substances and Temperature A completed project to assess the need for a TMDL for Patrick Bayou.
Petronila Creek: Implementing a Plan to Improve Water Quality A project to implement TMDLs that reduce salinity from chloride, sulfate, and dissolved solids in Petronila Creek. The TMDLs are adopted and the I-Plan is appro...
Sam Rayburn Reservoir: A Project to Evaluate the Aquatic Life Use A completed project to assess whether TMDLs were necessary to improve water quality for support of aquatic life in Sam Rayburn Reservoir
San Antonio River Basin, Leon River, and Peach Creek: A TMDL Project for Bacteria A completed project to assess the need to develop bacteria TMDLs for the San Antonio River, Salado Creek, Walzem Creek, Leon River, and Peach Creek
San Jacinto River Tidal: A Project for Legacy Pollutants in Fish A completed project to assess consumer risk from legacy pollutants in edible fish
San Jacinto River, East and West Forks: Protecting Recreational Uses A community project to reduce bacteria levels in parts of the San Jacinto River, making them safer for recreation. The stakeholders and TCEQ are developing tota...
South Central Texas Streams: Evaluating Water Quality for Aquatic Life and Recreation Completed assessment project that evaluated high bacteria and low dissolved-oxygen concentrations in several streams in south central Texas and determined wheth...
Surveying Recreational Uses in Texas A completed project to survey recreational uses of several water bodies Texas
Tidal Streams: Evaluating Water Quality for Support of Aquatic Life A completed project to assess appropriate dissolved oxgyen criteria for support of aquatic life in tidal streams
Trinity River: A TMDL Project for PCBs A current project to assess contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in fish that live in portions of the Trinity River.

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