News from the Texas TMDL Program
Charlene Bohanon of the Galveston Bay Foundation teaching kids about water quality at Earth Day/Bay Day.
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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.
Comment on Proposed TMDLs
The commission requests comments from the public regarding draft TMDLs for watersheds upstream of Mountain Creek Lake. These TMDLs are part of the Greater Trinity Region project. Written comments are due no later than midnight on June 27, 2016. The TCEQ will hold a public meeting on June 23, 2016 to hear oral comments from the public.
The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) is requesting proposals for projects eligible for funding under the FY2017 Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant Program. Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on June 3, 2016. See more information on the TSSWCB website
Training, Events, and Workshops
- Outreach for Natural Resource Professionals
- Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshops
- Introduction to ArcGIS10
Texas AgriLife's Watershed Steward Program is offering an online course . The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) program provides science-based, watershed education to help citizens identify and take action to address local water quality impairments. Texas Watershed Stewards learn about the nature and function of watersheds, potential impairments, and strategies for watershed protection.
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