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The TMDL Program sets targets for improved quality in surface waters. Communities in the watersheds work together to develop implementation plans (I-Plans) to achieve those targets.
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Communities Working Together
The Bacteria Implementation Group for the Houston–Galveston region just released its 2014 BIG Annual Report on the progress of their plan to reduce bacteria in Houston–Galveston area waterways. Learn more about the status of the BIG's plan and link to the annual report .
Comment on Recreational Use Attainability Analysis Reports
The TCEQ will accept comments through January 12, 2015, on several draft Recreational Use Attainability Analysis (RUAA) reports. Submit your comments by e-mail to Joe Martin or by mail to Joe Martin, MC-234, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711. The reports for comment are listed below.
Brazos River Basin
- Alarm Creek (1226H)
- Little Green Creek (1226M)
- Dry Branch (1255I)
- Camp Creek (1204A)
- Rush-Copperas Creek (1222B)
- Deer Creek (1242J)
- Pond Creek (1242F)
- Trimmier Creek (1216A)
- Middle Yegua Creek (1212A)
- Walnut Creek (0838C)
Nueces River Basins (20,21,22)
Take Care of Texas Elementary Art Contest
Take Care of Texas, a program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite K-5 students in Texas to submit their artwork showing how they, their friends and their families help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste.
One grand-prize winner will receive a Samsung laptop, and 15 students will win a Samsung tablet. One lucky teacher of the 16 winners will be randomly selected to win a Samsung tablet.
December 17, 2014. Free Webinar: Estimating Pollutant Loads from Monitoring Data . This 90-minute webinar will address pollutant load estimation from start to finish, beginning with basic definitions and ending with examples of load calculations using various tools and methods. Sponsored by the EPA and presented by TetraTech.
- Outreach for Natural Resource Professsionals
- Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshops - Double Bayou; Lower Nueces, Petronila Creek, and Oso Creek
- Introduction to ArcGIS 10
January 17 - 21, 2015, Houston, Texas. 2015 International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference. Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers. This conference provides an international forum for presenting the latest developments, technologies, and case studies related to LID and green infrastructure technology. Experts are invited to submit abstracts for presentations that address the design, performance, and policy aspects of LID and Green Infrastructure use in Texas, and in low relief coastal areas.
May 17-20, 2015. 14th National Watershed Conference and National Watershed Program Partner Summit, Ft. Worth, Texas. The conference will address both current and future water resource issues related to conservation, management, water quality and flood protection on a watershed scale. Deadline to submit abstracts of paper is January 16, 2015.
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