News from the Texas TMDL Program
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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.
See the Calendar for the TMDL Program for scheduled stakeholder meetings.
- Calendar of Meetings
- Austin Watersheds: TMDLs Adopted and Implementation Plan Approved
- Request for Preliminary Comment to Prepare for 2017 Revisions to the Surface Water Quality Standards
- Upcoming Events
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Austin Watersheds: TMDLs Adopted and Implementation Plan Approved
At their January 21, 2015 meeting, the commission adopted TMDLs and approved the Implementation Plan for Austin Area Watersheds. The Austin community developed the Implementation Plan, which together with TMDLs developed by the TCEQ with community feedback, provide the the road map for improving water quality.
Request for Preliminary Comment to Prepare for 2017 Revisions to the Surface Water Quality Standards
The TCEQ is requesting preliminary written comments in preparation for the 2017 review and revisions to the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. The complete request and instructions for submitting comments are available in the March 6, 2015 issue of the Texas Register . Search for "Surface Water Quality Standards" in the March 6 issue. The preliminary comment period closes at 5:00 p.m. on April 6, 2015.
- Outreach for Natural Resource Professionals
- Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshops
May 5-6, 2015. Environmental Trade Fair and Conference. The draft agend and information about continuing education units are now available online. Early registration rates are available through March 27, 2015.
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.
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