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AS-192English11/2020DownloadThe final project report of a project to assess dioxin contamination in the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay by the TCEQ’s Total Maximum Daily Load Program.
GI-238English6/2018DownloadGeneral information for historically underutilized businesses and other vendors wanting to do business with the agency.
GI-385English4/2009DownloadFollowup to the Galveston Bay Plan evaluating progress toward goals with a view to 2015.
GI-446English3/2020DownloadDiscusses the Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste, a free materials-exchange network promoting the reuse and recycling of industrial wastes.
RG-209English9/2017DownloadGives the basics on pollution prevention planning requirements for facilities that must comply under the Waste Reduction Policy Act--small and large quantity generators and those who report on the Toxics Release Inventory Form R.
SFR-113/18English11/2018DownloadA report on the Petroleum Storage Tank State-Lead Program including the status of sites and recommendations on fees, programs, and activities to eventually conclude the program.
SFR-113/19English11/2019DownloadA report on the Petroleum Storage Tank State-Lead Program including the status of sites and recommendations on fees, programs, and activities to eventually conclude the program.
SFR-122English0/2021DownloadA state implementation plan explains how the state will comply with air quality standards according to the Federal Clean Air Act. One SIP exists for each state. Texas’ SIP was initially approved in 1972 and parts of it are revised as needed.
SFR-068/12English5/2012DownloadProduced jointly with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, this report outlines the state's progress in and strategies for managing nonpoint source pollution.
SFR-083/18English11/2018DownloadReport on the collection of funds, disbursements from the fund, the extent of corrective action, and site rankings
SFR-097/16English10/2016DownloadPer House Bill 469, this report evaluates the emissions profile established for clean-energy projects that capture and sequester carbon dioxide.
SFR-099/18English2/2019DownloadReport to the Texas Legislature on the progress of the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.
SFR-099/19English3/2020DownloadReport to the Texas Legislature on the progress of the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.
SFR-099/20English3/2021DownloadReport to the Texas Legislature on the progress of the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.
CTF-014English8/2014DownloadAn interim report to the House Committee on State Affairs regarding appropriate financial mechanisms that ensure compliance with environmental cleanup and remediation costs.
GI-478English1/2021DownloadOverview of a project to reduce phosphorus concentrations and prevent excessive algal growth in the North Bosque River.
M-049English6/2011DownloadSticker showing holder is part of the TCEQ landscape irrigation program.
M-081English6/2021DownloadThis double-sided English and Spanish poster illustrates the various hazards that can be present in a flood./Este póster de doble cara en inglés y español ilustra los diversos peligros que pueden presentarse en una inundación.
M-087English6/2021Download4 mil vinyl die cut sticker in the shape of a water drop with permanent adhesive and UV screening laminate featuring the phrase Conserve Water.
RG-409English5/2017DownloadDetails the steps in the pollution prevention planning process for facilities that must comply under the Waste Reduction Policy Act--small and large quantity generators and those who report on the Toxics Release Inventory Form R.
M-056English10/2020DownloadA flyer describing the art contest for K - 5 students.
GI-274English2/2019DownloadGeneral review of air pollution in the form of particulate matter.
SFR-117English11/2016DownloadA study on the available volume and curie capacity of the compact waste disposal site and a possible surcharge for imported, nonparty waste.
M-094English7/2021DownloadA 6in x 8in sheet of white sticker paper with 17 different die-cut stickers.
M-060English7/2021DownloadFlyer describing the Take Care of Texas video contest for 6th - 12th grade students.
GI-593English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement education and outreach management measures from multiple WPPs in the Coastal Zone of Texas.
GI-551English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement low impact development management measures of the Arroyo Colorado WPP.
GI-552English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement septic system management measures of the Attoyac Bayou WPP.
GI-553English4/2021DownloadOverview of two projects to implement several measures of the Cypress Creek WPP and update the WPP document.
GI-554English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to meet CZARA management measures including updating septic system inventories in the coastal zone.
GI-555English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement statewide WPPs to decrease nonpoint source pollution from urban fertilizer use.
GI-556English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to develop a watershed protection plan for the Joe Pool Lake Watershed.
GI-557English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement septic system management measures of the Lampasas River WPP.
GI-558English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to develop a watershed protection plan for the Lower Laguna Madre Watershed.
GI-559English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement septic system management measures of the Lower Nueces River WPP.
GI-560English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement low impact development management measures of the Plum Creek WPP.
GI-561English6/2021DownloadOverview of a project to restore riparian habitats at several parks in the Sims Bayou Watershed.
GI-562English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to train and coordinate statewide water quality monitoring by volunteer citizen scientists.
GI-563English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement several management measures of the Tres Palacios Creek WPP.
GI-564English3/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement low impact development management measures of the Upper San Antonio River WPP.
GI-565English4/2021DownloadOverview of projects to implement several management measures of the Upper San Marcos River WPP.
GI-569English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to identify sources of total dissolved solids in the Upper Colorado River Watershed.
GI-570English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to repair or replace septic systems in the Leon River Watershed.
GI-572English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to management measures of the Brady Creek WPP.
GI-573English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to complete a watershed characterization of the La Nana Bayou Watershed.
GI-574English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to offer technical trainings on assessing streams for the purpose of restoration, and to monitor the effectivenes of a BMP.
GI-575English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to conduct routine monitoring in the Mission and Aransas Watersheds.
GI-576English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement low impact development management measures of the Plum Creek WPP.
GI-577English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to deliver education and outreach on water quality in coastal communities.
GI-578English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to complete a watershed characterization of the Lower Laguna Madre Watershed.
GI-579English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to conduct bacteria source tracking and to implement education and outreach measures of the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks WPP.
GI-580English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to complete a watershed characterization for the Rowlett Creek Watershed.
GI-582English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for the Cypress Creek Watershed.
GI-583English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for the Big Elm Creek Watershed.
GI-584English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a database of septic systems and conduct education and outreach in the Arroyo Colorado Watershed.
GI-585English6/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement several management measures of the Comal River WPP.
GI-586English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement low impact development management measures of the Lavon Lake WPP.
GI-587English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for the Spring Creek Watershed (1008).
GI-588English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement management measures in the Oso Bay and Oso Creek draft Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plan.
GI-589English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement coordination and education and outreach management measures of the Big Elm Creek WPP.
GI-590English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement septic system management measures of the Geronimo Creek WPP.
GI-591English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for the Clear Creek Watershed.
GI-592English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement low impact bank and riparian best management practices on the North Concho River.
GI-594English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement low impact development measures of the Texas Coastal NPS Management Program in the Buffalo Bayou Watershed.
GI-599English6/2021Download Overview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for the East Fork San Jacinto Watershed
GI-600English6/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement several management measures of the Shoal Creek WPP including green infrastructure.
GI-030English7/2018DownloadTechnical guidance manual for administrators on reducing waste and starting a school recycling program. Includes tips for Texas schools.
GI-342English6/2007DownloadAn overview of the Galveston Bay Estuary and Galveston Bay Estuary Program.
GI-435English2/2019DownloadGeneral review of ozone as an air pollutant.
GI-602English7/2021DownloadThis publication provides the policies and procedures for investigators handling complaints about environmental, health, and regulatory concerns.
GI-605English9/2021DownloadContact and other information for Texas residents with environmental concerns after a flood in their area.
SFR-068/17English7/2017DownloadProduced jointly with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, this report outlines the state's progress in and strategies for managing nonpoint source pollution.
M-017English3/2021DownloadTexas-shaped sticker (4 x 4) with Take Care of Texas logo.
M-038English3/2020DownloadVinyl static cling (4 inches square) with a water conservation message.
M-071/espEnglish8/2020DownloadConsejos ambientales para conservar energía.
GI-604English8/2021DownloadThis brochure includes the definition of source water, how it can become contaminated, some easy things homeowners and individuals can do to help, and background and contact information for the Source Water Protection Program and the Drinking Water Inventory and Protection Team.
SFR-123/21English9/2021DownloadThe agency completed and submitted its self-evaluation report to the Sunset Commission on Sept. 1, 2021.
GI-026English10/2015DownloadA guide for use by instructors with students of all ages that includes an introduction to the water cycle, aquatic life, and water pollution, as well as lesson plans and handouts.
GI-465English4/2021DownloadHelps you maintain a healthy yard, save money, and take care of our state's varied landscapes.
RG-580English7/2016DownloadUnder certain conditions, TCEQ may allow data in lieu of testing for new and relocated hot mix asphalt plants.
GI-581English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to implement education and outreach and monitoring management measures of the Lavaca River WPP.
GI-609English9/2021DownloadTCEQ provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity for full participation in its programs, services, and activities through compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and Title 40 CFR Part 7, Subpart C.
GI-607English6/2021DownloadProvides guidance to TCEQ staff, the regulated community, and the public in understanding expectations for meaningful public participation.
GI-608English9/2021DownloadDeveloped to enhance access for all and establish guidance to better ensure individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) may meaningfully access TCEQ programs, activities, and services in a timely and effective manner.
GI-610English4/2021DownloadGrievance procedure to ensure prompt and fair resolution of complaints alleging violations of 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 in the administration of TCEQ’s programs and activities.
SFR-066/20English1/2021DownloadAnnual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.
GI-571English4/2021DownloadOverview of a project to develop a watershed protection plan for Shoal Creek Watershed.
GI-034English5/2009DownloadManual to familiarize individuals with the freshwater environment.
RG-551English5/2021DownloadThis document provides guidance for public water systems on regionalization and the actions a proposed new public water system must take if there are other retail water utilities available. It explains where the requirements come from and why they are necessary.
GI-404English7/2017DownloadHomeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants.
RG-380English10/2003DownloadProvides step-by-step instructions and two forms (TCEQ-10364 and TCEQ-10365) for obtaining approval from the TCEQ to modify analytical reference methods that are used to generate data for regulatory purposes.
RG-555English11/2021DownloadGuidance for best management practices required for sand mining operations in the San Jacinto River Watershed to comply with the watershed protection rules in 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 311, Subchapter J
SFR-121/2021-02English3/2021DownloadQuarterly Updates to the Texas Water Quality Management Plan direct changes to the State’s overall plan to protect or restore surface water quality. They may include new or revised effluent limitations for wastewater facilities and total maximum daily loads, newly designated regional management agencies, and new or revised nonpoint source measures and groundwater and source-water protection plans.
SFR-121/2022-01English10/2021DownloadQuarterly Updates to the Texas Water Quality Management Plan direct changes to the State’s overall plan to protect or restore surface water quality. They may include new or revised effluent limitations for wastewater facilities and total maximum daily loads, newly designated regional management agencies, and new or revised nonpoint source measures and groundwater and source-water protection plans.
AS-205English11/2021DownloadAn analysis and report of scientific information required to develop total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in portions of Segments 0604A (Cedar Creek), 0604B (Hurricane Creek), 0604C (Jack Creek), and 0604M (Biloxi Creek), all tributaries of the Neches River below Lake Palestine within the Neches River Basin. The study watershed includes portions of Angelina County and the City of Lufkin.
RG-011English4/2008DownloadGuidance on restrictions relating to construction on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone in Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Bexar, Medina, Uvalde, and Kinney counties.
RG-049English2/2015DownloadHelps to explain the revised Outdoor Burning Rule, 30 TAC 111.201-221, for the general public, the regulated community, and responsible state and local officials.
RG-419English9/2021DownloadA guide for farm and ranch owners, state agencies, and local authorities when faced with animal mortalities.
RG-195English12/2019DownloadA guide containing the rules from 30 TAC 290 Subchapter D for designing, operating, and maintaining water systems that supply potable water.
RG-346English12/2019DownloadThis publication contains the rule language found in 30 TAC 290 Subchapter E (fees), Subchapter F (requirements for drinking water quality), and Subchapter H (requirements for Consumer Confidence Reports)
RG-378English9/2020DownloadWater districts in Texas must file an annual financial report, an audit report, or a dormancy report each year. This guide tells how to determine the type of report that must be filed and the deadline for filing that report.
RG-344English11/2014DownloadSummary of the inspection process, covers the basic rights and responsibilities involved.
RG-348/aEnglish9/2007DownloadAppendix A to RG-348. Step-by-step guide to activities affected by the Edwards Aquifer rules in eight counties: Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Bexar, Medina, Uvalde, and Kinney. Includes forms.
RG-348/bEnglish9/2007DownloadAppendix B to RG-348. Describes best management practices with focus on protecting habitat for karst-dwelling invertebrates.
GI-278English11/2021DownloadExplains (in English and Spanish) how to report an environmental problem and what happens after you do.
GI-290English8/2013DownloadPoster (11 x 14.25 inches, in English and Spanish) that illustrates the dos and don'ts of handling grease in any kitchen and points out ways to prevent grease from blocking sewer lines.
GI-351English8/2018DownloadAn overview of the standards and criteria the TCEQ uses to define and evaluate the quality of surface waters in Texas, and the programs and practices the state employs to protect and restore water quality.
GI-411English/spanish9/2016DownloadA guide for consumers and community water systems that explains how to prevent backflow from irrigation systems, including issues involving cross-connections./Una guía para consumidores y para sistemas comunitarios de agua que explica cómo prevenir el contraflujo proveniente de sistemas de riego, y que incluye discusión de asuntos relacionados con conexiones cruzadas.
GI-442English4/2015DownloadAnswers to questions the public may have about toxicology at the TCEQ.
GI-443English6/2015DownloadA set of bookmarks advising the public on strategies to improve environmental quality, especially water quality.
RG-464English/spanish3/2019DownloadA step-by-step workbook for TERP grant recipients that explains what your grant requires of them. It covers three main topics: reimbursement, disposition and use, and monitoring./Un libro de ejercicios paso a paso para los beneficiarios de subvenciones TERP que explica lo que su subvencion requiere de ellos. Abarca tres temas principales: reembolso, disposicion y uso y monitoreo.
GI-352English10/2015DownloadExplains the option of the Supplemental Environmental Project, an alternative to paying all or a portion of the monetary penalty that has been assessed for a violation of an environmental regulation.
RG-173English11/2013DownloadDiscusses legislation under which certain documents and information gathered as part of an environmental self-audit are privileged from disclosure, and which offers exemption from certain penalties.
GI-032English7/2016DownloadBrochure listing rule titles and how to get copies.
GI-415English3/2011DownloadThis publication is intended to provide general information to help people in Texas learn the basic rules and recommendations for outdoor burning in a residential setting.
SFR-083/20English12/2020DownloadReport on the collection of funds, disbursements from the fund, the extent of corrective action, and site rankings.
SFR-113/17English11/2017DownloadA report on the Petroleum Storage Tank State-Lead Program including the status of sites and recommendations on fees, programs, and activities to eventually conclude the program.
RG-415English8/2012DownloadProcedures for TCEQ staff and other monitoring personnel who collect data on surface water quality in Texas.
RG-080English3/2004DownloadGuidance for water districts on sound financial management practices (consistent with GASB 34). Addresses reporting requirements effective for all audited financial statements for periods ended after June 1, 2004.
RG-234English7/2009DownloadHandbook the offers assistance with federal and state rules on hazardous waste management.
RG-178English6/2006DownloadStep-by-step instructions for water districts on how to prepare a bond application for submission to the TCEQ.
RG-348English7/2005DownloadGuidance on the rules that apply specifically to the Edwards Aquifer. NOTE: An errata and addendum to this publication appear at the back of the PDF file.
RG-379English9/2002DownloadTells surface water treatment plant operators how to comply with rules on removing total organic carbon (TOC) & to lessen the concentration of disinfection by-product precursors (DBP-Ps) that are available to form more harmful disinfection by-products.
RG-472English5/2017DownloadContains the statutory authority and administrative rules for the On-Site Sewage Facility program.
RG-502English8/2012DownloadAbout self-certification for owners of boats with marine sanitation devices and owners of pump-out stations.
RG-416English5/2014DownloadProcedures for TCEQ staff and other monitoring personnel who collect data on surface water quality in Texas
GI-151English8/2017DownloadA reference for auto body shop owners and operators
GI-202English4/2014DownloadIntended for small businesses, small local governments, and independent school districts, this brochure briefly describes the TCEQ's various programs and resources that can help these regulated entities achieve and maintain compliance with our rules.
GI-233English9/2015DownloadProvides a brief overview of individual rights and responsibilities in the permitting process.
GI-280English/spanish11/2007DownloadAnnounces to citizens and businesses new financial incentives for buying low-emission vehicles./Anuncia a individuos y negocios nuevos incentivos economicos para comprar vehiculos de bajas emisiones.
GI-285English7/2002DownloadExplains (in English and Spanish) the dangers of creosote and how to reduce the risk.
GI-354English4/2007DownloadInformation on accessing TCEQ rules and rulemaking procedures on the web.
GI-378English9/2007DownloadA guide to the effects of golden alga events in Texas. Includes health and seafood tips and how to recognize and report golden agla blooms.
GI-357English11/2006DownloadEspecially for dam owners, this manual covers not only the mechanics of dam safety, but also the broader legal and societal issues involved.
GI-069English8/2004DownloadExplains dangers (in English and Spanish) of lead and how to reduce risk.
GI-426English1/2013DownloadIntroduction to TCEQ toxicology for the general public.
AS-202English12/2020DownloadIntended for the Legislature and the general public, this publication describes the issues related to crystalline silica emissions generated by APOs, and the air monitoring studies that evaluate their impact on the health of the surrounding community.
GI-419English12/2011DownloadIntended especially for people living near facilities with industrial flares, this document is meant to inform the general public that a flare with a bright flame is operating properly and is achieving the desired control efficiency.
GI-374English6/2016DownloadInformation for school districts and the general public about the effects of school-bus idling on health and the environment.
GI-381English6/2016DownloadInformation about this comprehensive program designed to improve the health of schoolchildren and bus drivers by reducing emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses. This is part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Program (TERP).
GI-387English/spanish12/2007DownloadBilingual poster informing the public about how to obtain TERP grants and assistance./Cartel bilingue informando al publico sobre como obtener subsidios y asistencia TERP.
GI-412English6/2010DownloadEncourages operators of large fleets of vehicles to replace diesel with alternative-fueled or hybrid vehicles. This is part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Program (TERP).
RG-388English8/2020DownloadExplains the standards for ERIG grants issued under the TERP Program for projects to improve air quality in areas of the state that do not meet certain air quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency.
RG-481English3/2010DownloadEligibility and application requirements for NRTD grants; grant administration and reporting.
RG-484English4/2018DownloadEligibility, application, administration, reporting, and closeout procedures for NTIGs.
RG-525English4/2014DownloadManaging a grant that reimburses switching to gas-powered equipment. Reimbursement, disposition, usage, monitoring.
SFR-079/18English12/2018DownloadA report to the legislature, published every two years, detailing TERP activities, revenues, and grant expenditures
AS-213/20English6/2021DownloadThis is a publication of the Waste Permits Division, which compiles data from scrap tire transporters, storage sites, and facilities to update industry professionals, legislators, regulatory entities, and citizens about the state of scrap tire management in Texas.
GI-014English/spanish3/2008DownloadExplains the Superfund program in Texas, how hazardous substances are cleaned up, how to learn about the process and the health effects that could be caused by hazardous substances, and where to get information./Explica el programa Superfund en Texas, como se limpian las sustancias peligrosas, como se puede aprender el procedimiento y los efectos higienicos que pueden ser causados por sustancias peligrosas, y donde se puede obtener informacion.
GI-170English/spanish3/2016DownloadPoster that informs people it is illegal to improperly dispose of used oil and used oil filters in Texas./ Cartel que informa a la gente que en Texas es prohibido deshacerse indebidamente de aceite usado y de filtros de aceite usados.
GI-286English12/2002DownloadProvides information (in English and Spanish) relevant to owners of properties that are near state Superfund sites in Texas.
GI-326English2/2013DownloadInformation for cities that may be contacted by persons who wish to pursue state certification of a municipal setting designation, or that wish to pursue MSDs for their own use.
GI-467English3/2020DownloadInformation about the Brownfields Site Assessment Program, which facilitates the cleanup and revitalization of brownfields sites through regulatory, tax, and technical assistance.
RG-001English8/2016DownloadCovers rules for the handling, treatment, and transport of these wastes from health-care-related facilities: waste of animals intentionally exposed to pathogens; bulk human blood and blood products; pathological waste; microbiological waste; and sharps.
RG-029English9/2006DownloadA guidance document about special waste disposal in Texas.
RG-042English7/2009DownloadExplanation of petroleum storage tank registration requirements.
RG-074English5/2018DownloadThis publication offers technical guidance to help owners and operators of municipal solid waste (MSW) Type I landfills develop a groundwater sampling and analysis plan (GWSAP) for their facility. A GWSAP is required by MSW regulations in 30 TAC.
RG-263/cEnglish8/2018DownloadCase study examples of a Tier 1 Exclusion Criteria Checklist, a Tier 2 Screening Level ERA, and an Ecological Services Analysis. Use in conjunction with RG-263, RG-263b, and other companion documents found at www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/era
RG-263English8/2018DownloadThe agency's primary guidance on how to conduct ecological risk assessments at remediation sites in Texas. Use in conjunction with RG-263B and other companion documents found at www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/era.
RG-263/bEnglish8/2018DownloadProvides supporting documentation for surface water, sediment and soil benchmarks, part of the ecological risk assessment process. Use in conjunction with RG-263 and other companion documents and Excel file at www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/era.
RG-309English8/2020DownloadExplains state environmental rules for transporters of sewage sludge, domestic septage, chemical toilet waste, grease-trap waste, grit-trap waste, sludge from drinking water treatment plants, and similar wastes in Texas.
RG-326English8/2009DownloadGuidance for poultry operators on methods of handling poultry carcasses from both routine and major die-offs.
RG-366/TRRP-03English3/2009DownloadExplains interface of Texas Risk Reduction Program rule with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as it relates to closure of a hazardous waste management unit with and without a release, RCRA permit modifications, corrective action, and soil reuse.
RG-366/TRRP-02English1/2010DownloadUse to determine whether these rules apply to your site or facility. Lists exclusions and situations that qualify for grandfathering as identified in the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rules.
RG-366/TRRP-02AEnglish7/2011DownloadA guide for the regulated community and environmental professionals on regulation and administration of such closures.
RG-366/TRRP-04English10/2008DownloadSummarizes the primary differences between the Risk Reduction Rule and the Texas Risk Reduction Program Rule.
RG-366/TRRP-07English10/2008DownloadDescribes how land use classifications are made under the Texas Risk Reduction Program rule.
RG-366/TRRP-10English9/2008DownloadDesigned to help the person determine the appropriate chemicals of concern (COCs) for analysis of environmental media when responding to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule of 30 TAC 350.
RG-366/TRRP-12English5/2010DownloadOutlines requirements for defining three-dimensional extent of the affected property and protective concentration level exceedance zone pursuant to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP).
RG-366/TRRP-08English3/2010DownloadProvides recommended procedures for classifying groundwater and documenting the classification under the Texas Risk Reduction Program.
RG-366/TRRP-13English5/2010DownloadFor data on chemicals of concern (COCs), tells how to: document quality of data used to show compliance with TRRP rule, determine data to include in required reports, review data for technical standards and usability, and prepare a Data Usability Summary.
RG-366/TRRP-14English1/2019DownloadDescribes a step-by-step process to screen target chemicals of concern from PCL development.
RG-366/TRRP-15ecoEnglish11/2013DownloadDetermining representative concentrations, defining exposure areas, and evaluating potential hot spots.
RG-366/TRRP-16English5/2010DownloadDescribes the process to apply institutional controls as required by the Texas Risk Reduction Program.
RG-366/TRRP-17English3/2009DownloadDescribes the process to provide notification as required by the Texas Risk Reduction Program rule.
RG-366/TRRP-18English10/2008DownloadDescribes the correct use of carcinogenic risk levels and noncarcinogenic hazard indices for effect, due to the presence of both individual and multiple chemicals of concern when setting human health PCLs.
RG-366/TRRP-19English3/2009DownloadAddresses how changes in human toxicity factors will be handled, schedule for updating human toxicity factors table, and procedure for requesting toxicity factors and chemical/physical parameters for COCs not listed on Tier 1 PCL tables.
RG-366/TRRP-21English3/2009DownloadDescribes on-site and off-site locations of the prescribed and alternate human health points of exposure (POEs) to environmental media as presented in Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule 30 TAC 350.37.
RG-366/TRRP-22English4/2013DownloadDiscusses the process of establishing protective concentration levels (PCLs) in accordance with the various tiers set forth in 350.75 of the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule.
RG-366/TRRP-23English3/2009DownloadA guide to the correct interpretation and use of the Tier 1 PCL Tables.
RG-366/TRRP-24English12/2007DownloadUnder the Texas Risk Reduction Program, describes how to determine the surface water and sediment PCLs for human and ecological receptors, the surface water RBEL, and the source media PCLs for groundwater and soil.
RG-366/TRRP-25English3/2009DownloadExplains the role of the critical protective concentration level (PCL) in the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule and outlines the steps to determine the critical PCL on a site-specific basis.
RG-366/TRRP-27English1/2010DownloadDescribes the process to develop protective concentration levels for total petroleum hydrocarbons.
RG-366/TRRP-28English10/2008DownloadAn overview of Remedy Standards A and B.
RG-366/TRRP-29English5/2013DownloadDescribes the soil and groundwater response objectives that a response action at an affected property must achieve in order to attain Remedy Standard A and B under the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP).
RG-366/TRRP-32English7/2013DownloadExplains the risk-based management approach for non-aqueous phase liquid under the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule and presents a five-step process to address the rule requirements.
RG-366/TRRP-33English9/2010DownloadDescribes the elements and development of demonstrations for monitored natural attenuation at affected properties.
RG-366/TRRP-34English1/2010DownloadProcedures for regulated community and environmental professionals to establish a Facility Operations Area to address multiple sources of chemicals of concern in an operational chemical- or petroleum-manufacturing plant required to perform corrective action.
RG-382English4/2008DownloadInnocent Owner/Operator Program eligibility information, administrative procedures, demonstration, certification, and reissuance. Designed to standardize and facilitate IOP demonstrations.
RG-411English8/2012DownloadGuide to the TCEQ requirement for investigating and reporting releases from underground and aboveground storage tanks.
RG-417English5/2018DownloadProvides recommended procedures and suggestions for preparing a surface water drainage report for those who operate or apply to operate Type I and Type IV municipal solid waste facilities or a compost facility in Texas.
RG-428English1/2010DownloadAnyone who reports groundwater contamination will need this document to guide them in submitting a drinking water survey report.
RG-494English3/2017DownloadRequirements for MSW landfills considering a water balance or evapotranspiration alternative final cover system.
RG-510English2/2021DownloadPublication to help used and scrap tire transporters learn how to register with the TCEQ and understand the regulations that apply to them when collecting and transporting used or scrap tires or tire pieces for storage, processing, recycling, or energy recovery.
RG-513English1/2021DownloadPublication to help used and scrap tire generators learn how to register with the TCEQ and understand the regulations that apply to them when storing or hauling used or scrap tires or tire pieces.
RG-534English9/2017DownloadProvides technical guidance and a suggested minimum level of construction control and testing for liner systems at a municipal solid waste landfill. And provides assistance in fulfilling 30 TAC Chapter 330, Subchapter H, Liner System Design and Operation.
RG-546English4/2021DownloadThis document provides guidelines for developing a work plan for removing prohibited wastes from a municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill (Prohibited Waste Removal Plan, or PWRP)
RG-529English12/2014DownloadIntended for the company contacts responsible for submitting annual Emissions Inventories to the TCEQ, this brochure encourages them to submit the EIQs through the Web rather than on paper by describing the online process and its benefits.
SFR-082/17English11/2017DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2017, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
SFR-082/18English10/2018DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2018, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
SFR-082/19English10/2019DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2019, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
SFR-082/20English10/2020DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2020, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
SFR-082/21English9/2021DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2021, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
SFR-118/21-Report-20-811English9/2020DownloadThe Chief Auditor’s Office (CAO) provide their vision for audit activities at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SFR-030/22English12/2021DownloadDetails the agency's operating budget for fiscal year 2022.
RG-504English12/2021DownloadTCEQ regulatory guidance regarding the handling, storage, labeling, transportation, and proper disposal for schools using COVID-19 rapid testing kits.
RG-399English11/2002DownloadEfficient operation of vapor recovery systems is critical to improving air quality in Texas. This handbook outlines procedures which must be followed to ensure accurate and consistent test results.
GI-358English9/2006DownloadProvides guidance to dam owners or engineers considering removal of a dam. Outlines questions to consider and steps and procedures to ensure process is conducted safely and in accordance with all state and federal rules.
GI-364English1/2007DownloadInstructions, standards, and accepted procedures for the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of existing and proposed dams in Texas. Forms included.
GI-393English/spanish1/2009DownloadGeneral information poster (in English and Spanish) to alert spray-coating applicators and abrasive blasters that they must comply with State rules before conducting these types of activities./Cartel de informacion (en ingles y espanol) general para avisar a los que hacen recubrimiento con spray o limpieza con chorro abrasivo que tienen que cumplir con las normas estatales antes de realizar actividades de este tipo.
GI-394English12/2019DownloadIntended for dam owners and engineers, these guidelines define the requirements of an acceptable emergency action plan and facilitate its preparation, distribution, annual testing, and update.
GI-398English4/2009DownloadFind out about NetDMR, a Web-based tool that allows you as a TPDES permittee to electronically sign and submit your discharge monitoring reports (DMRs) to the TCEQ.
GI-406English11/2010DownloadBuilding on the Edwards Aquifer? Added responsibilities and requirements apply.
GI-441English9/2015DownloadA guide for local governments considering the development of an environmental management system (EMS).
GI-472English5/2020DownloadThis general-information publication explains why there are new requirements to monitor emissions at the fenceline of petroleum refineries and what some of those requirements entail.
GI-603English10/2021DownloadFlyer for county level organizations and the regulated community that may be new to reporting chemicals, to provide a general idea about Tier II chemical reporting
AS-196English9/2004DownloadA report of the investigation and enforcment phase of the Clear Streams Initiative, examining evironmental violations at rock mining facilities that impacted water quality in specific areas of the state.
AS-198English3/2007DownloadResults of a study done to determine effects of acid rain on east Texas reservoirs, including Caddo Lake.
RG-253English9/2002DownloadDescribes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.
RG-253English9/2011DownloadDescribes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.
RG-253English4/2014DownloadDescribes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.
RG-253English1/2021DownloadDescribes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.
RG-456English9/2018DownloadExplains options available to regulated entities when a field citation is issued.
RG-002English11/2020DownloadA guide with four tables listing the recommended process control tests that should be performed to effectively operate the most common type of domestic wastewater treatment facility.
RG-088English3/2008DownloadTCEQ investigators send this document to a plant that is about to undergo a wastewater investigation to ensure availability of records needed to complete the process expeditiously.
RG-335English12/2012DownloadRequirements and processes for participation in a program exempting participants from state regulations on pollution control or abatement.
GI-389English8/2012DownloadSummary of the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative, including its goals and requirements.
RG-395English9/2016DownloadA guide that clarifies the TCEQ's requirements for reporting unauthorized discharges and overflows from sanitary sewers.
RG-497English10/2011DownloadIntended for operators of wastewater treatment facilities, this publication is designed to provide quick-reference information pertaining to registration requirements and procedures.
RG-500English1/2012DownloadA guide to complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules pertaining to quarries.
RG-517/aEnglish5/2021DownloadAir quality concerns for permitted facilities responding to a disaster.
RG-517/dEnglish5/2020DownloadFor owners and operators, answers to questions about handling damages and accidental discharges in the event of a natural disaster, including contact information for TCEQ regional offices.
RG-523/PST-03English1/2017DownloadRisk-based corrective action process guidance to achieve the risk assessment requirements within the TCEQ's Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Program. Describes RBCA process to systematically progress the site towards closure.
RG-523/PST-10English3/2017DownloadContains guidelines for the selection, development, and design of a corrective action plan (CAP).
RG-523/PST-11English3/2017DownloadAids registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective-action-project managers in the development and design of an operation, monitoring, and performance (OMP) plan, which is an integral component of any corrective action plan.
RG-308English3/2013DownloadHow car-repair shops can prevent and manage pollution. Regulations, permitting, handling of waste.
RG-389English6/2014DownloadGuidance for those who generate waste from grease traps, grit traps, and septic tanks, including homeowners with septic tanks.
RG-403English12/2016DownloadTells industries how and when to conduct required quarterly visual monitoring to assess the effectiveness of their efforts to reduce pollution in stormwater runoff, and provides a form that may be used.
RG-404English2/2011DownloadHow coaters may comply with air-quality regulations and permits, including permits by rule.
RG-462English2/2013DownloadIf you produce biodiesel fuel, you may be subject to regulation by the TCEQ. This publication will help you determine if you need any permits for your biodiesel facility.
RG-468English3/2018DownloadHelps individuals, businesses, and governments determine if they are a primary or a secondary operator under the construction stormwater general permit.
RG-479English2/2010DownloadAdvice to dry cleaners on state and federal rules that apply to their facilities, and on how to obtain assistance from SBLGA.
RG-511English11/2012DownloadCommon questions from local governments about the emergency application of pesticides to control health risks and how to comply with the Pesticides General Permit TXG870000.
RG-515English2/2018DownloadInformation and tools to help wastewater system operators and utility managers with minimizing bacteria in effluent
RG-518English5/2020DownloadInformation on properly disposing of debris when cleaning up after a hurricane, flood, tornado, wildfire, or other natural disaster.
RG-522English1/2014DownloadWhen and how to notify the TCEQ of a transfer in ownership of water rights, for example after a sale or inheritance.
RG-527English10/2019DownloadInform owners and operators of temporary housing located on oil and gas leases that some of their activities may be regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
RG-532English1/2016DownloadGuide to TCEQ regulations pertaining to wineries, for their owners and local health departments.
RG-536English1/2018DownloadThis regulatory guidance provides an overview of the requirements for the use of graywater and alternative on-site water by homeowners (private residences).
RG-538English5/2018DownloadFor owners and operators of industrial facilities that are subject to Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) TXR0500000. Use it to help you understand what a No Discharge is, and how to make a claim.
RG-539English2/2019DownloadThis regulatory guidance provides an overview of the requirements for the use of graywater and alternative on-site water by industrial, commercial, and institutional users.
RG-541English11/2019DownloadRegulatory guidance providing a regulatory requirements overview for use of graywater and alternative onsite water by agricultural users.
RG-434English8/2014DownloadGuide to assist small business owners and local governments understand the environmental rules for car washes and simlar activities.
GI-304English7/2011DownloadFor small businesses that are thinking of developing an environmental management system (EMS)--a voluntary way to handle environmental matters. Outlines the basic EMS components and gives examples of how to implement them.
GI-169English/spanish11/2013DownloadA required poster (8.5 x 11) for battery retailers to post in their facilities./Un cartel obligatorio (8.5 x 11) para comerciantes al por menor de pilas y baterias para que lo pongan en sus instalaciones.
GI-306English4/2003DownloadGives an overview of concerns for phosphorus in the North Bosque River and outlines measures that are called for in the implementation plan for the total maximum daily loads in this watershed.
GI-363English2/2007DownloadLeaflet on what citizens can do to preserve water quality in Tres Palacios Bay. (Also available in Spanish and Vietnamese.)
GI-363/vietVietnamese2/2007DownloadTờ rơi về những gì người dân có thể làm để giữ gìn chất lượng nước ở Vịnh Tres Palacios. (Cũng có sẵn bằng tiếng Anh và tiếng Tây Ban Nha.)
GI-431English3/2020DownloadAnswers to questions about safe drinking water in the event of a natural disaster and information such as who to contact, boil water notices, and more.
GI-432English8/2021DownloadA guide on how to disinfect your private well and household plumbing system in the event of flood, including information on collecting a water sample for analysis by a laboratory.
GI-466/espEnglish1/2021DownloadDiscusión de cómo y por qué los sistemas públicos de agua garantizan la desinfección del agua en todos sus sistemas de distribución.
GI-466English1/2019DownloadDiscussion of how and why public water systems ensure disinfection of water throughout their distribution systems.
RG-199English9/2017DownloadInformation on the regulatory assessment fee collected from retail customers of investor-owned utilities, water districts and water supply corporations.
RG-206English1/2020DownloadIntended primarily for public water systems this guide identifies the purpose and nature of customer service inspections, the rules for conducting them, and the related plumbing standards.
RG-345English10/2008DownloadGuidance for water purveyors, waterworks operators, fire line personnel, professional consultants, and licensed testers.
RG-476English11/2009DownloadDetailed instructions for dealing with backflow for water districts, water supply corporations, municipalities, etc.
RG-477English11/2009DownloadA guide for public water systems to use to prepare an emergency response plan in order to be prepared for a possible backflow incident. The TCEQ recommends the preparation of an emergency response plan as a best management practice.
RG-421English6/2021DownloadIntended for operators of public water systems, this publication is a guide to the regulatory requirements related to microbial monitoring, reporting, compliance, and public notification, including the Revised Total Coliform Rule and the Groundwater Rule.
RG-445English11/2012DownloadRegulations and principles for Public Water Systems that collect and treat rainwater and distribute it as potable water.
RG-488English4/2011DownloadGuidance for water districts related to the leasing of water and wastewater facilities.
RG-489English3/2011DownloadA guide discussing reimbursements to developers for the construction of facilities.
RG-490English4/2011DownloadGuidance that discusses when a water district will be directed to escrow bond funds versus not to expend them.
RG-491English4/2011DownloadGuidance on when a water district is required to have a pre-purchase inspection and what type of documentation is needed before purchasing a facility.
RG-492English3/2011DownloadInformation about the portion of excavation costs that districts will be allowed to fund.
RG-493English5/2011DownloadGeneral guide to testing differential-pressure gauges used in testing backflow-prevention assemblies. Explains differences between accuracy testing and calibration.
GI-392English8/2020DownloadGeneral information on the TCEQ's comprehensive, cooperative effort to serve border residents.
SFR-120English1/2021DownloadThis report presents the findings and recommendation of a TCEQ study evaluating the possibility of adopting a recyclable materials defense into state Superfund law.
RG-473English8/2009DownloadAn aid for engineers designing and constructing dams.
RG-501/comEnglish1/2018DownloadThis series of publications helps owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation.
RG-501English6/2017DownloadIntroduction to five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Discusses other modules; resources and information on ordering materials.
RG-501/aEnglish10/2016DownloadModule A of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. System inventory and prioritization; planning; budgeting.
RG-501/bEnglish6/2017DownloadModule B of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Assessing and protecting sources; best management practices; planning.
RG-501/cEnglish6/2017DownloadModule C of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Operation, maintenance, documentation.
RG-501/dEnglish8/2016DownloadModule D of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Compliance; enforcement; monitoring, reporting, and record keeping.
RG-501/eEnglish1/2018DownloadModule E of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Training, assistance, and resources.
RG-530/comEnglish1/2018DownloadA comprehensive guide divided into six modules for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility.
RG-530/aEnglish9/2017DownloadPart 1 of a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Asset management: inventory, prioritization, and planning.
RG-530/bEnglish10/2017DownloadPart 2 of a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Sustainability: energy audits, assessment, and improvement; conservation; management of fats, oils, and grease.
RG-530English9/2015DownloadIntroduction to a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Helps owners and operators understand and comply with the rules, and develop tools to plan for, manage, and operate a sustainable utility.
RG-530/cEnglish9/2015DownloadPart 3 of a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Implementing an operation-and-maintenance program, common violations, model O&M manual, forms.
RG-530/dEnglish8/2017DownloadPart 4 of a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Compliance help; what to do if there is a sanitary-sewer overflow, unauthorized discharge, or other violation.
RG-530/eEnglish1/2018DownloadPart 5 of a five-part guide for anyone involved in the management or operation of a small wastewater utility. Contacts to assist readers with training, reporting, funding, licensing, etc.
RG-211English1/2021DownloadGuide to filling out reporting forms for public water systems, including the SWMOR, SWMOR2, and SWMOR-Alt.
RG-478English8/2016DownloadImplementation and management of cross-connection control programs. Intended for personnel of public water systems and the public.
RG-384English1/2019DownloadGuidance for owners and operators of public water systems on how to develop a monitoring plan, a tool used to coordinate all the monitoring requirements for different chemicals in the plant and distribution system.
AS-188English11/2018DownloadA comprehensive groundwater protection strategy for the state of Texas that provides guidelines for the prevention of contamination, the conservation of groundwater, and the coordination of activities of the agencies involved.
SFR-053/20English1/2021DownloadInformation on activities undertaken during the preceding two years relating to the study and designation of priority groundwater management areas and the creation and operation of groundwater conservation districts.
SFR-053/17English1/2019DownloadInformation on activities undertaken during the preceding two years relating to the study and designation of priority groundwater management areas and the creation and operation of groundwater conservation districts.
SFR-047/18English1/2019DownloadCommittee's report describing its activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.
SFR-047/20English1/2021DownloadCommittee's report describing its activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.
GI-088English12/2015DownloadBrochure describing this committee, which brings together representatives from 10 state agencies to bridge the gap between groundwater programs.
SFR-056/19English6/2020DownloadAnnual report on the quality of groundwater in Texas. Lists all current groundwater-contamination cases in the state and their enforcement status.
SFR-056/18English7/2019DownloadGroundwater monitoring activities; includes a list of all groundwater contamination cases documented during the previous calendar year for which enforcement action was incomplete at the time of the preceding report.
SFR-056/20English8/2021DownloadAnnual report on the quality of groundwater in Texas. Lists all current groundwater-contamination cases in the state and their enforcement status.
SFR-074/19English9/2020DownloadDescribes TCEQ and Texas Water Development Board actions to ensure that more public water systems that serve Texans are financially, managerially, and technically sound.
RG-077English11/2017DownloadIntended for operators of public drinking water systems, this two-page guidance describes the purpose, history, and structure of the Public Health Service fee, including how the fee is assessed, when the fee is due, and how to make payment.
RG-117English9/2003DownloadAnswers questions related to these reporting fees.
RG-118English9/2003DownloadAnswers questions related to this reporting fee.
RG-288English9/2002DownloadAnswers questions related to the VCP fee.
RG-289English6/2016DownloadHow to prepare and submit the municipal solid waste quarterly report and pay the associated fee.
RG-368English9/2002DownloadAnswers questions related to this reporting fee.
RG-386English11/2020DownloadExplains a fee paid by water right holders to support the activities of a watermaster, a state official who administers water rights. Texas has three watermaster areas, South Texas, Rio Grande, and Concho.
RG-396English9/2003DownloadAnswers questions related to these reporting fees.
RG-397English9/2003DownloadAnswers questions related to these reporting fees.
RG-412English11/2005DownloadAnswers commonly asked questions from those billed for these annual fees, and provides agency contacts for more detailed questions.
SFR-104/20English11/2020DownloadA report on the results of a TCEQ study related to low-level radioactive waste that may go to the compact waste disposal facility.
SFR-104/16English11/2016DownloadA report on the results of a TCEQ study related to low-level radioactive waste that may go to the compact waste disposal facility.
RG-194English6/2010DownloadDetails how the TCEQ implements the state's surface water quality standards through wastewater permitting.
M-082English4/2021DownloadActivity and coloring book for students in grades K-5. Dog mascots River and Sky help kids learn ways to care for the Texas environment.
M-082/espEnglish4/2021DownloadLibro de actividades y para colorear en español, para alumnos de grados K a 5. Los perros mascotas Río y Cielo ayudan a los niños a aprender maneras de cuidar el medio ambiente de Texas.
M-090English8/2021DownloadFlier about using the TCEQ's online Water Well Report Viewer.
RG-553English7/2021DownloadThis guidance provides information on documentation required to request a waiver to the requirement for an emergency preparedness plan, if it is determined that implementing an EPP causes a significant financial burden on customers of the affected utility.
GI-043English10/2019DownloadUseful information for anyone who resides or owns property in a municipal utility district (MUD), water control and improvement district (WCID), special utility district (SUD), or other type of water district in Texas.
GI-043/espEnglish5/2021DownloadInformación útil para cualquier persona que resida o sea propietario do una propiedad en un distrito de servicios públicos municipales (municipcal utility districts, MUDs), los distritos de control y mejora de agua (water control improvement districts, WCIDs), los distritos de servicios públicos especiales (special utility districts, SUDs), u otro tipo de distrito de agua en Texas.
RG-552English7/2021DownloadThis guidance provides TCEQ and Texas Department of Transportation rules on signs for water district principle entrances.
RG-433English10/2005DownloadThis document provides guidance on identifying and certifying the presence of recharge features and discusses best management practices that protect aquifers from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
RG-408English12/2017DownloadExplains and illustrates methods of collecting soil samples for nutrient utilization plans, which may be required for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations who apply animal waste for beneficial reuse.
AS-230English1/2022DownloadA report on ambient air quality monitoring following natural disasters and industrial accidents 2017- 2021. The report analyzes data from three hurricanes, a winter storm, and two industrial events, and assesses the best use of agency resources and personnel.
RG-503English5/2021DownloadThe information provided in this program guidance is intended to help public water systems monitor, analyze, and report chlorine dioxide and chlorite sample results to TCEQ.
RG-544English12/2020DownloadRequirements and guidance to help public water systems that use ozone with monitoring, analyzing, and reporting bromate sample results.
RG-588English11/2020DownloadThis publication provides protocol for and is the overarching policy document for TCEQ’s Optical Gas Imaging Camera Program. This technology is used for emissions detection during monitoring events, compliance investigations, and emergency response situations.
RG-587English5/2006DownloadThis publication provides guidance in the form of examples of reporting air emissions and scheduled startup and shutdown activities per Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC) Chapter 101.
RG-582English9/2005DownloadThis publication offers guidance for reporting the opacity of air emission events and evaluating these event reports as per Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Subsections 101.201 and 101.211, and Subsection 101.222.
RG-583English11/2021DownloadThis publication offers guidance for evaluating facilities’ air emissions compliance with recordkeeping, requirements, permit conditions, and monitoring and repairing leaking components.
RG-581English9/2006DownloadThis publication offers guidance about a standard process for emissions event investigations. It includes how investigators obtain information with reasonable but enforceable deadlines and provides questions investigators could ask to get that information from regulated entities.
GI-613English2/2022DownloadDescription of data fields in municipal solid waste data files available for download from TCEQ webpage Data on Municipal Solid Waste Facilities in Texas, https://www.tceq.texas.gov/permitting/waste_permits/msw_permits/msw-data. msw;municipal solid waste;facility data;data file;facility status;permit status
M-095English0/0UnavailableA bookmark with tips reminding young Texans to keep our air and water clean and save energy and water./Un marcador (en ingles y espanol) con consejos de como reducir la contaminacion.
RG-554English8/2021DownloadA reference guide for public water systems outlining background information and disinfection steps to address and avoid microbial contamination of wells.
AS-218English8/2021DownloadIntended for the regulated community, this agency study provides an overview of processes controlling arsenic mobility during ASR and provides general guidance on initial site assessments, geochemical compatibility studies, water quality monitoring, and management strategies for limiting arsenic mobilization.
RG-013English8/2008DownloadAnswers questions related to this reporting fee.
RG-559English10/2019DownloadThis guidance describes the method that TCEQ uses to determine baffling factors, basin volumes, and flow rates necessary to calculate the concentration time (CT) as required by TCEQ for disinfection processes. This guidance also provides a table with allowable baffling factors for various configurations and facilities.
SFR-030/20English12/2019DownloadDetails the agency's operating budget for fiscal year 2020.
RG-564English10/2019DownloadThis guidance lists the information required for an exception request to use chlorine dioxide for Legionella control, explains the monitoring and reporting requirements for the use of chlorine dioxide, and the approval process for the associated facilities.
RG-563English10/2019DownloadThis guidance lists the information required for an exception request to use chlorine dioxide as a disinfectant or for aesthetic purposes (taste and odor). It explains the monitoring and reporting requirements for the use of chlorine dioxide, as well as the approval process for the associated facilities.
RG-562English10/2019DownloadThis guidance provides information on the use of aerators and cooling towers and the required protection of the drinking water source with the use of these facilities. This guidance also notes that if aerators or cooling towers are used to reduce trihalomethanes (THMs), an exception may be required.
RG-565English10/2019DownloadThis guidance explains the BIN classification process and provides options for pathogen removal and inactivation.
SFR-035/17English6/2016DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.
RG-569English10/2019DownloadThis guidance provides information for public water systems interested in utilizing RO/NF membranes for pathogen removal credit.
SFR-035/19English6/2018DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.
RG-570English10/2019DownloadThis guidance lists the information a public water system must submit to request an exception to use ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection for pathogen inactivation credit. Prior to the exception request, TCEQ must have reviewed and approved a validation study for the selected UV reactor.
SFR-035/21English6/2020DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.
SFR-037/22English10/2020DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy and other agencies.
SFR-045/17English11/2017DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-045/18English11/2018DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-045/19English11/2019DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-045/20English11/2020DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-055/18English10/2018DownloadA compilation of data reported during all quarters in the fiscal year for all Key and Non-Key Outcome, Output, Efficiency, and Explanatory Performance Measures for the TCEQ
SFR-055/19English11/2019DownloadA compilation of data reported during all quarters in the fiscal year for all Key and Non-Key Outcome, Output, Efficiency, and Explanatory Performance Measures for the TCEQ
SFR-055/20English1/2021DownloadA compilation of data reported during all quarters in the fiscal year for all Key and Non-Key Outcome, Output, Efficiency, and Explanatory Performance Measures for the TCEQ
SFR-072/18English12/2018DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2018.
SFR-072/19English3/2020DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2019.
SFR-035/15English6/2014DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.
SFR-072/17English3/2018DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2017.
SFR-055/17English10/2017DownloadA compilation of data reported during all quarters in the fiscal year for all Key and Non-Key Outcome, Output, Efficiency, and Explanatory Performance Measures for TCEQ
SFR-030/18English12/2017DownloadDetails the agency's operating budget for fiscal year 2018.
RG-003English9/2006DownloadAddresses the management of wastes associated with the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or geothermal resources regulated by the Texas Railroad Commission or landfills permitted by the TCEQ.
M-071English8/2020DownloadEnvironmental tips for conserving energy. (formerly GI-388)
SFR-037/20English8/2018DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy and other agencies.
SFR-074/17English12/2017DownloadDescribes TCEQ and Texas Water Development Board actions to ensure that more public water systems that serve Texans are financially, managerially, and technically sound.
RG-594English3/2022DownloadInformation for applicants, owners, and operators of small municipal solid waste landfills in arid regions, about eligibility criteria and requirements for exemption from landfill liner and groundwater monitoring requirements.
RG-370English3/2022DownloadHow wastes from painting can be managed more economically and conveniently under the Universal Waste Rule, as opposed to managing them as hazardous waste.
SFR-057/12English12/2012DownloadReport to the 83rd Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2011 and 2012
RG-543English4/2022DownloadThis compliance notebook is designed to help owners and operators of USTs to have compliance documentation organized so that the time of an investigation can be shortened. This guide addresses recordkeeping requirements and provides samples of records required to be kept.
PG-004English0/0DownloadDetails how TCEQ organizes, plans, implements, and assesses environmental data operations for its Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Network. Describes in detail the specific quality assurance and quality control activities that will be used and how they will be applied.
PG-003English0/0DownloadDetails how TCEQ organizes, plans, implements, and assesses environmental data operations for the state’s Surface Water Quality Monitoring Program. Describes in detail the specific quality assurance and quality control activities that will be used and how they will be applied.
AS-467English8/2019DownloadA document to provide a means for memorializing decisions regarding how water rights and related issues were addressed during the initial development of the Water Availability Models for each basin in the State of Texas.
M-099English/spanish3/2022DownloadSimple steps to keep our water clean, protect public health, and avoid expensive plumbing repairs./Pasos simples para mantener nuestra agua limpia, proteger la salud publica y evitar costosas reparaciones de plomeria.
SFR-057/10English0/0DownloadReport to the 82nd Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2009 and 2010 programs, services, and results.
SFR-057/14English12/2014DownloadReport to the 84th Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2013 and 2014 programs, services, and results.
SFR-057/16English12/2016DownloadReport to the 85th Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2015 and 2016 programs, services, and results
SFR-057/20English12/2020DownloadReport to the 87th Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2019 and 2020 programs, services, and results.
SFR-057/18English12/2018DownloadReport to the 86th Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2017 and 2018 programs, services, and results.
RG-407English4/2021DownloadShows public water systems that use only purchased water or groundwater how to comply with the disinfectant-level monitoring and reporting requirements of 30 TAC Section 290.110. Includes example calculations, worksheets, sample report, blank report form.
GI-468English3/2020DownloadLocations, descriptions, and directions for touring Austin's redeveloped Brownfields.
GI-457English3/2018DownloadExplains flare operations at oil and gas sites to citizens that observe them near their residence or while traveling across the state
GI-449English11/19DownloadThis brochure provides owners and operators of public water and wastewater systems with general information on the variety of free financial, managerial, and technical assistance that we offer to help these systems comply with state & federal regulations.
RG-240English3/2022DownloadTells how to decide whether a facility has a material or a waste, and which regulations apply.
GI-421/espSpanish6/2021DownloadInformación sobre el Programa de Evaluación de Sitios de Brownfields, el Programa de Limpieza Voluntaria y el Programa de Propietarios/Operadores Inocentes, que facilitan la limpieza y revitalización de estos sitios a través de asistencia reglamentaria, tributaria y técnica. (Information about the Brownfields Site Assessment Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program, and Innocent Owner/Operator Program, which facilitate the cleanup and revitalization of these sites through through regulatory, tax, and technical assistance.)
GI-421English6/2021DownloadInformation about the Brownfields Site Assessment Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program, and Innocent Owner/Operator Program, which facilitate the cleanup and revitalization of these sites through through regulatory, tax, and technical assistance./Información sobre el Programa de Evaluación de Sitios de Brownfields, el Programa de Limpieza Voluntaria y el Programa de Propietarios/Operadores Inocentes, que facilitan la limpieza y revitalización de estos sitios a través de asistencia reglamentaria, tributaria y técnica;
RG-373English5/2018DownloadDescribes the process for obtaining TCEQ approval of initial and continuing education training for professionals who do work that affects environmental quality and public health. Includes application, instructions, and checklists.
RG-347English4/2021DownloadGuidance on how to properly plug an abandoned water well.
RG-347/espSpanish4/2021DownloadOrientación sobre cómo tapar un pozo de agua abandonado correctamente (Guidance on how to properly plug an abandoned water well)
AS-213/21English6/2022DownloadThis is a publication of the Waste Permits Division, which compiles data from scrap tire transporters, storage sites, and facilities to update industry professionals, legislators, regulatory entities, and citizens about the state of scrap tire management in Texas.
RG-605English6/2022DownloadInformation about how a municipal solid waste (MSW) transfer station that includes material recovery and recycling may be authorized by a registration instead of a permit, and how to prepare an application.
RG-606English6/2022DownloadTable summarizing types of waste that may be accepted in municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in Texas. Acceptance may be subject to limitations specified in a facility permit, or a landfill may choose not to accept some types of waste.
AS-213/14English6/2015DownloadData from annual reports submitted by registered scrap tire transporters and operators of scrap tire storage sites and facilities to obtain information on the scrap tire generation and disposition in the state including the end use market.
AS-213/15English6/2016DownloadData from annual reports submitted by registered scrap tire transporters and operators of scrap tire storage sites and facilities to obtain information on the scrap tire generation and disposition in the state including the end use market.
AS-213/19English6/2020DownloadOutlines comprehensive approach to address challenges facing scrap tire management in Texas, including a strategy for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of scrap tires, scrap tire management challenges, and goals to improve scrap tire management in Texas. This plan focuses on: annual reporting, registered scrap tire generators, unauthorized sites, developing and coordinating partnerships, and resources for the public and local governments.
AS-213/16English6/2017DownloadOutlines comprehensive approach to address challenges facing scrap tire management in Texas, including a strategy for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of scrap tires, scrap tire management challenges, and goals to improve scrap tire management in Texas. This plan focuses on: annual reporting, registered scrap tire generators, unauthorized sites, developing and coordinating partnerships, and resources for the public and local governments.
AS-213/18English6/2019DownloadOutlines comprehensive approach to address challenges facing scrap tire management in Texas, including a strategy for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of scrap tires, scrap tire management challenges, and goals to improve scrap tire management in Texas. This plan focuses on: annual reporting, registered scrap tire generators, unauthorized sites, developing and coordinating partnerships, and resources for the public and local governments.
AS-213/17English6/2018DownloadOutlines comprehensive approach to address challenges facing scrap tire management in Texas, including a strategy for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of scrap tires, scrap tire management challenges, and goals to improve scrap tire management in Texas. This plan focuses on: annual reporting, registered scrap tire generators, unauthorized sites, developing and coordinating partnerships, and resources for the public and local governments.
GI-069/espSpanish8/2004DownloadExplica los peligros (en ingles y espanol) del plomo y como reducir los riesgos.
GI-151/espSpanish8/2007DownloadUna referencia para duenos y operadores de talleres de carroceria.
GI-233/espSpanish5/2011DownloadProporciona una breve perspectiva general sobre los derechos y responsabilidades individuales en el proceso de permisos.
RG-377English5/2022DownloadHow to comply with state and federal laws when disposing of lamps and equipment that contains mercury, lead or other hazardous substances. Fluorescent tubes, incandescent lamps, mercury switches, and thermostats may be covered by the regulations.
GI-278/espSpanish11/2021DownloadExplica como reportar un problema ambiental y lo que ocurre despues de que usted lo reporta.
GI-285/espSpanish7/2002DownloadExplica (en ingles y espanol) los peligros del creosota y como reducir los riesgos.
GI-286/espSpanish12/2002DownloadInformacion pertinente (en ingles y espanol) para los duenos de terrenos cercanos a sitios Superfund en Texas.
GI-363/espSpanish2/2007DownloadFolleto sobre lo que la gente puede hacer para proteger la calidad de la agua de la Bahia Tres Palacios. (Disponible tambien en ingles y vietnamita.)
GI-392/espSpanish6/2020DownloadInformacion general sobre el esfuerzo integro y cooperativo que realiza la TCEQ para servir a los residentes de la frontera.
GI-415/espSpanish3/2011DownloadEsta publicacin intenta proveer informacion general para ayudar a la gente en Texas enterarse de las reglas basicas y las recomendaciones que hay sobre el quemar al aire libre en un entorno residencial.
GI-432/espSpanish8/2021DownloadUna guia sobre como desinfectar su pozo privado y el sistema de plomeria del hogar en caso de inundacion, incluyendo informacion sobre la recoleccion de una muestra de agua para analisis por un laboratorio.
GI-467/espSpanish3/2020DownloadInformación sobre el Programa de Evaluación de Sitios Brownfield, que facilita la limpieza y revitalización de sitios brownfield mediante asistencia regulatoria, fiscal y técnica.
GI-607/espSpanish6/2021DownloadProporciona orientación al personal de la TCEQ, la comunidad regulada y el público para comprender las expectativas de una participación pública significativa.
GI-608/espSpanish9/2021DownloadDesarrollado para mejorar el acceso para todos y establecer una guía para garantizar mejor que las personas con dominio limitado del inglés (LEP) puedan acceder de manera significativa a los programas, actividades y servicios de la TCEQ de manera oportuna y eficaz.
GI-609/espSpanish9/2021DownloadLa TCEQ brinda a las personas con discapacidades la oportunidad de participar plenamente en sus programas, servicios y actividades mediante el cumplimiento de la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación, la ADA y el Título 40 CFR Parte 7, Subparte C.
GI-610/espSpanish4/2019DownloadProcedimiento de quejas para garantizar una resolución rápida y justa de las quejas que alegan violaciones del 40 C.F.R. Partes 5 y 7 en la administración de los programas y actividades de la TCEQ.
RG-253/espSpanish1/2021DownloadDescribe la política de la TCEQ sobre el cálculo y evaluación de sanciones administrativas
RG-253/vietVietnamese1/2021DownloadDescribes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.
RG-344/espSpanish11/2014DownloadResumen del proceso de inspección, cubre los derechos y responsabilidades básicos involucrados.
AS-465/22English4/2022DownloadAn assessment of the quality of Texas groundwater as required by EPA as an element of the state’s 2022 Integrated Report of Water Quality for Clean Water Act Sections 305(b) and 303(d).
AS-212/20English2/2020DownloadOutlines comprehensive approach to address challenges facing scrap tire management in Texas, including a strategy for proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of scrap tires, scrap tire management challenges, and goals to improve scrap tire management in Texas. This plan focuses on: annual reporting, registered scrap tire generators, unauthorized sites, developing and coordinating partnerships, and resources for the public and local governments.
RG-486English7/2022DownloadProvides guidance on radioactive material exemptions and disposal of exempt materials. Explains and clarifies the criteria by which radioactive materials can be exempted from the standard disposal requirements for radioactive wastes in Texas.
GI-418English/spanish12/2016DownloadIntended for people who have to do self-injection for medical reasons, this publication provides basic information regarding the safe disposal of the needles after use./ Elaborada para personas que tienen que auto-inyectarse por razones médicas, esta publicación proporciona información básica acerca de la disposición segura de agujas después de ser usadas.
RG-628English7/2022DownloadThis manual will help Authorized Agents (AAs) submit monthly activity reports electronically using the On-site Activity Reporting System (OARS) instead of mail or fax. OARS offers many other features to assist AAs in managing their jurisdiction.
GI-445English7/2022DownloadA brief overview of individual rights and responsibilities in the permitting process.
GI-445/espSpanish7/2022DownloadUna breve resumen, en español, de los derechos y responsabilidades individuales en el proceso de obtención de permisos.
RG-533English7/2022DownloadThis guidance-for owners or operators of manufacturing facilities, non-manufacturing facilities, or public employer facilities-describes the fee process and schedules associated with submitting reports for TCEQ's Tier II Chemical Reporting Program.
SFR-056/21English7/2022DownloadAnnual report on the quality of groundwater in Texas. Lists all active and inactive groundwater contamination cases in the state and their enforcement status.
RG-222English8/2022DownloadGuides waste generators on whether they need industrial or hazardous waste I.D. and registration numbers and how to obtain them.
M-083English0/0Download
GI-288English3/2015DownloadA short guide to recycling information available through various resources.
M-068English5/2020DownloadCard
GI-598English5/2021DownloadTCEQ is conducting an after-action review to evaluate the factors that impacted so many public water systems—of all types—during this storm.
SFR-126/21English11/2021DownloadThis publication is a statutorily required annual report of enforcement activities at the agency. The report includes statistical data for the previous fiscal year, as well as comparison data for the five years prior.
GI-630English8/2022DownloadA drought contingency plan or DCP is a strategy or combination of strategies that a water supplier, such as a city, develops and implements to monitor and respond to a drought or other temporary water supply shortage that can severely disrupt the supply of water to customers.
M-079English0/0DownloadPub Number Assignment 12/11/20
GI-225English10/2022DownloadList of facilities that are authorized by the TCEQ to manage industrial hazardous waste, industrial nonhazardous waste, or both. Includes not only facilities with permits but also those with interim authorizations.
RG-634English11/2022DownloadThis guidance manual explains how direct potable reuse is regulated in Texas and what is required for a public water system to receive approval for a DPR project.
RG-480English11/2022DownloadGuidance document for industrial facilities who need to classify their empty containers.
SFR-068/22English1/2022DownloadProduced jointly with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, this report outlines the state's progress in and strategies for managing nonpoint source pollution.
RG-633English11/2022DownloadPublic notice must be completed on applications for new permits and applications to amend, modify, or renew permits that are subject to 30 TAC Subsection 39.403(a)(3).
GI-631English11/2022DownloadNotices to the Public About Pending Permit Applications under Title 30 Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC) Section 39.426.
SFR-079/20English12/2020DownloadA report to the legislature, published every two years, detailing TERP activities, revenues, and grant expenditures.
SFR-079/22English12/2022DownloadA report to the legislature, published every two years, detailing TERP activities, revenues, and grant expenditures.
RG-467English11/2022DownloadExplains the no-exposure exclusion for industries operating under the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit.
SFR-126/22English11/2022DownloadThis publication is a statutorily required annual report of enforcement activities at the agency. The report includes statistical data for the previous fiscal year, as well as comparison data for the five years prior.
RG-373/aEnglish11/2022DownloadDescribes the process and requirements for obtaining TCEQ approval and course code for live online training courses for occupational licensing- including additional online platform requirements such as interactivity, monitoring, learning environment, identity verification, and technical procedures for live online delivery.
RG-360/22English1/2023DownloadGuide to the Emissions Inventory for industrial facilities that produce air emissions and must report their annual emissions to TCEQ.
RG-325English12/2022DownloadGuidance for used oil recycling activities. Includes information about managing used oil and notification requirements for used oil handlers and collection centers.
SFR-047/22English1/2023DownloadCommittee’s report describing its activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.
RG-470English2/2021DownloadA guide that compiles the various rules for landscape irrigators from the occupation code, water code and TCEQ rules.
AS-217English5/2022DownloadThis report describes total maximum daily loads for two assessment units, Sandy Creek (AU 0603A_01) and Wolf Creek (AU 0603B_01), in the Neches River Basin, where concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criterion used to determine attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. The watersheds of Sandy Creek and Wolf Creek are in Jasper and Tyler counties. Both creeks flow into B.A. Steinhagen Lake.
AS-223English2/2022DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 0841P_04) of North Fork Cottonwood Creek. The watershed of the creek, a perennial, unclassified, freshwater stream, is primarily urbanized and lies within Tarrant and Dallas counties.
AS-463English4/2022DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 1010_03) of Caney Creek. Caney Creek flows into Lake Houston in the San Jacinto River Basin and its watershed covers portions of Montgomery and Walker counties.
AS-464English5/2022DownloadA scientific report used to develop two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in two assessment units (AUs 1103F_01, 1103G_01) within the Dickinson Bayou Tidal (Segment 1103) watershed in the southeastern portion of the Greater Houston metropolitan area and entirely within Galveston County.
AS-471English8/2022DownloadThis publication describes total maximum daily loads for Neches River Tidal, where indicator bacteria concentrations exceed criterion used to evaluate attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. This watershed is between Jefferson and Orange counties. Texas Water Resources Institute submitted the study to TCEQ in July 2020.
AS-474English1/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 1004J_01) in White Oak Creek (Segment 1004J), located within Montgomery County.
AS-475English1/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 0841I_01) in Dry Branch Creek (Segment 0841I), located entirely within Dallas County.
SFR-083/22English11/2022DownloadReport includes the funds collected and deposited to the Dry Cleaning Facility Release Fund, disbursements from the fund and the purposes of those disbursements, extent of corrective action conducted, and ranking of dry cleaning sites.
SFR-57/22English12/2022DownloadReport to the 88th Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2021 and 2022 programs, services, and results.
AS-219English8/2021DownloadIntended for the regulated community, this agency study provides basic information on water quality conditions leading to potential arsenic release at aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) sites, and guidelines for implementing injection water treatment and management strategies that may mitigate releases.
RG-591English8/2022DownloadTips for the safe and proper disposal of carcasses of large animals following a natural or human-caused disaster, such as a hurricane, flood, tornado, fire or explosion, etc. natural disasters, livestock, burial of animal carcasses, carcass disposal
SFR-053/22English1/2023DownloadInformation on activities undertaken during the preceding two years relating to the study and designation of Priority Groundwater Management Areas (PGMAs) and the creation and operation of Groundwater Conservation Districts (GCDs).
GI-631/espSpanish2/2023DownloadLa TCEQ requiere aviso al público de las solicitudes de nuevos permisos de aire, agua o desechos que autorizarían nuevas instalaciones o actividades reguladas, así como las solicitudes para enmendar, modificar o renovar los permisos existentes.
RG-633/espSpanish2/2023DownloadEl aviso público notifica al público que una entidad está solicitando un permiso, registro o autorización para emitir o descargar un contaminante en el aire o el agua, o para almacenar, procesar o eliminar desechos sólidos.
RG-086English4/2023DownloadWhether you transport waste in Texas or hire a waste transporter, this publication will help you decide if the waste to be hauled is regulated, who regulates it, how to contact that agency, and what the important requirements are for many of the wastes.
RG-629English3/2023DownloadA guide to help medical facilities manage their pharmaceutical waste properly and comply with TCEQ requirements.
SFR-066/22English2/2023DownloadAnnual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.
M-105English0/0DownloadShow your commitment to conservation with these four Take Care of Texas stickers. The stickers are printed together on one sheet.
GI-290/espSpanish8/2013DownloadEl cartel (11 x 14.25 pulgadas, en ingles y espanol) que demuestra lo que se puede y lo que no se puede hacer para manejar la grasa en cualquier cocina e indica maneras de prevenir que la grasa bloquee las lineas del alcantarillado.
GI-450English3/2023DownloadStatewide and regional environmental updates on air quality, drinking water quality, lead levels, cancer incidence, and asthma hospitalization rates.
RG-521English4/2021DownloadThis regulatory guidance outlines the possible consequences of having a criminal conviction on your ability to obtain and hold an occupational license.
RG-523/PST-06English6/2014DownloadGuidelines for registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective action project managers on groundwater monitoring and reporting for leaking petroleum storage tank sites in Texas.
RG-524English8/2020DownloadExplains the standards for the DTIP grants for replacement of older drayage trucks operated at seaports and rail yards in the state's nonattainment areas with newer model vehicles in order to improve air quality in and near those facilities.
SFR-113/20English11/2020DownloadA report on the Petroleum Storage Tank State-Lead Program including the status of sites and recommendations on fees, programs, and activities to eventually conclude the program.
RG-442English9/2015DownloadA technical guide that details the process of developing health- and welfare-based inhalation toxicity values and health-based oral toxicity values.
RG-571English6/2020DownloadThis publication covers procedures and rules for citizen collected evidence in the form of photographs or videos that may document a violation.
RG-572English7/1979DownloadThis publication provides guidance on the determination of Ammonia from a stack using the TCEQ Lab Method 3, or the Phenol-Nitroprusside Method.
RG-573English5/1979DownloadThis publication provides guidance on the determination of Hydrogen Sulfide from within a stack using the TCEQ Lab Method 17.
RG-574English11/1986DownloadThis publication provides guidance on the determination of particulate matter from a stack using TCEQ Method 23, additionally where the stack gas or particulate matter is not a source of Sulfur Dioxide, Sulfur Trioxide, or Sulfuric Acid.
RG-575English11/1989DownloadThis publication provides guidance on the determination of particulate matter from a stack using TCEQ Method 24 when the stack gas contains Sulfur Oxides and Ammonia and is a modification of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency Method 8 and Method 5.
RG-576English2/2005DownloadThis publication supersedes an earlier Texas Air Control Board memo from 1980 and provides guidance on determining the Maximum Allowable Operating Rates during pretest planning activities, stack test observations, and in the review of stack test reports, and the circumstances in which retesting may be required due to a facility operating above the Maximum Allowable Operating Rate.
RG-577English7/2016DownloadFormerly Chapter 2 of the TCEQ Sampling Procedures Manual, this publication provides guidance on necessary facility provisions for measuring the emission of significant air contaminants, for example, sampling ports on exhaust stacks and sampling platforms.
RG-579English1/2003DownloadFormerly Appendix P of the TCEQ Sampling Procedures Manual, this publication outlines the requirements of the Air Stripping Method (Modified El Paso Method) for Determination of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Water Sources. This method has been cited in federal regulations to characterize emissions from cooling towers.
AS-203English10/2020DownloadAn analysis of sources and loadings of E. coli in Arenosa Creek to support development of a total maximum daily load.
AS-206English8/21DownloadThis report describes total maximum daily loads for two assessment units, Caney Creek Tidal (Segment 1304) and Linnville Bayou (Segment 1304A), in the Caney Creek watershed, where concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criterion used to determine attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. The Caney Creek watershed lies in southeast Texas, covering parts of Brazoria, Matagorda, and Wharton counties.
AS-207English8/2021DownloadThis report describes a total maximum daily load for one assessment unit in, Hillebrandt Bayou (Segment 0704), where concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criterion used to determine attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. The Hillebrandt Bayou watershed is in the Neches-Trinity Coastal Basin in the southeast Gulf Coast region. Hillebrandt Bayou arises in the city of Beaumont, and its watershed is completely contained within Jefferson County.
AS-208English8/2021DownloadThis plan describes the steps that watershed stakeholders and other responsible parties will take toward achieving pollutant reductions identified in the total maximum daily load for bacteria in Arenosa Creek, and outlines the schedule for implementation activities.
AS-209English8/2021DownloadThis report describes a total maximum daily load for one assessment unit, Arenosa Creek (Segment 2453C), where concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criterion used to determine attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. The Arenosa Creek watershed lies along the Texas Coast, covering portions of Victoria, Jackson, and Lavaca counties.
AS-210English7/2021DownloadThis report describes two total maximum daily loads for two assessment units (AUs) at beaches along Corpus Christi Bay in the city of Corpus Christi. At Cole Park Beach (AU 2481CB_03) and Ropes Park Beach (AU 2481CB_0), concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criteria established by the Texas General Land Office to determine when to issue a beach advisory due to possible risk associated with contact recreation use at Texas beaches. The watersheds of the two beach AUs are wholly contained within the City of Corpus Christi.
AS-221English10/2021DownloadA report of the scientific information required to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU1602_02) of the Lavaca River Above Tidal (Segment 1602). The watershed for this perennial, classified, freshwater stream near the Texas Gulf Coast includes Gonzales, DeWitt, Fayette, Jackson, and Lavaca counties.
RG-639English5/2023DownloadStormwater Pollution Prevention Plan template for owners and operators of small and large construction sites that are subject to the construction general permit for stormwater.
AS-222English10/2022DownloadThis report describes total maximum daily loads for four assessment units in tributaries to the Neches River Below Lake Palestine, Segment 0604, in the Neches River Basin, where concentrations of indicator bacteria exceed the criterion used to determine attainment of the primary contact recreation 1 use. The tributary watersheds are entirely in Angelina County and include portions of the cities of Lufkin and Hudson.
GI-451English/spanish7/2017DownloadAn infographic offering practical driving and vehicle-maintenance advice./Una infografía que ofrece consejos prácticos de conducción y de mantenimiento de vehículos.
AS-237English11/2000DownloadA scientific report describing 11 total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in streams and reservoirs in Fort Worth and the allowable loads assigned to each pollutant source category.
AS-233English7/2001DownloadA plan to implement 14 total maximum daily loads for nickel in the Houston Ship Channel System describing the actions necessary to improve water quality, a schedule for implementing activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-236English7/2001DownloadA plan to implement 11 total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in Fort Worth area watersheds describing the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementing activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-238English11/2000DownloadA scientific report describing one total for dissolved oxygen in Lake Austin. The source of the low dissolved oxygen is anoxic discharges from Mansfield Dam at the headwaters of the lake.
AS-239English7/2001DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in Lake Austin describing the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementing activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-241English6/2002DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for dissolved solids and sulfate in E.V. Spence Reservoir. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of sulfate or total dissolved solids in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-240English8/2001DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for sulfate and total dissolved solids in the E.V. Spence reservoir. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-243English2/2001DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for phosphorous in the North Bosque River. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of phosphorus in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-244English8/2001DownloadA plan to implement total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants Dallas and Tarrant Counties. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-245English12/2002DownloadA plan to implement total maximum daily loads for phosphorus in the North Bosque River watershed. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-246English12/2000DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of nine total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in Lower West Fork Trinity River, Upper Trinity River and Mountain Creek Lake.
AS-247English1/2001DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of four total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in the Arroyo Colorado above tidal and the Donna Reservoir and canal.
AS-248English7/2003DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of twelve total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in the Arroyo Colorado Above Tidal and the Donna Reservoir and Canal System.
AS-249English9/2001DownloadA plan to implement total maximum daily loads for legacy pollutants in the Arroyo Colorado and Donna Reservoir and Canal watershed. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-250English6/2001DownloadA scientfic report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for chlordane in Clear Creek.
AS-251English9/2001DownloadA plan to implement total maximum daily loads for chlordane in the Clear Creek watershed. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-252English10/2001DownloadA plan to implement total maximum daily loads for volatile organic compounds in the Clear Creek watershed. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-253English6/2002DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of four total maximum daily loads for volatile organic compounds in Clear Creek.
AS-254English1/2015DownloadA plan to implement five total maximum daily loads for bacteria in four Austin streams. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-255English1/2015DownloadA scientific report describing five total maximum daily loads for bacteria in Austin-area streams and the allowable loads assigned to each pollutant source category. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-254/22English8/2022DownloadDescribes the steps that watershed stakeholders will take to achieve pollutant reductions identified in the total maximum daily loads for bacteria in four Austin streams, which lie in Travis County, Central Texas, in the Colorado River Basin.
AS-261English8/2020DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Carancahua Bay. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-262English8/2020DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Carancahua Bay. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-263English8/2019DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily load for bacteria in Lavaca River Above Tidal and Rocky Creek. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-264English8/2019DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of of two total maximum daily loads for bacteria in Lavaca River Above Tidal and Rocky Creek. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-265English8/2016DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support the development of two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in Lavaca River Above Tidal and Rocky Creek.
AS-266English1/2018DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of of of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Tres Palacios Creek Tidal. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-267English1/2018DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Tres Palacios Creek Tidal. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-268English10/2017DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support the development one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in Tres Palacios Creek Tidal.
AS-269English1/2002DownloadA plan to implement a total maximum daily load for atrazine in Aquilla Reservoir. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-270English6/2002DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for atrazine in Aquilla Reservoir.
AS-272English6/2017DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in the Navasota River watershed.
AS-273English8/2019DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Navasota River below Lake Limestone. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-274English8/2019DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in the Navasota River below Lake Limestone. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-275English6/2020DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in Hillebrandt Bayou.
AS-276English7/2020DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of four total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in the Neches River Tidal.
AS-277English1/2020DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in Sandy Creek and Wolf Creek.
AS-278English10/2001DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in Salado Creek. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of oxygen-demanding substances in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-281English4/2006DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in Lake O' the Pines. ThisTMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of oxygen-demanding substances in wastewater into the watershed.
AS-282English8/2016DownloadA scientific analysis and report including a historical data review to support development of a total maximum daily load for zinc in oyster tissue in Nueces Bay.
AS-290English10/2007DownloadA plan to implement a total maximum daily load for zinc in oyster tissue in Nueces Bay. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-291English11/2006DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for zinc in oyster tissue in Nueces Bay. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of zinc in wastewater into the watershed.
AS-299English1/2014DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for dissolved oxygen and one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in Upper Oyster Creek. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-303English8/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for a bacteria impairment in Upper Oyster Creek. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of bacteria in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-304English7/2010DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for dissolved oxygen in Upper Oyster Creek. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of oxygen-demanding substances in wastewater or stormwater into the watershed.
AS-334English2/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for chloride and total dissolved solids in the Colorado River Below E.V. Spence Reservoir. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of chloride and total dissolved solids in wastewater into the watershed.
AS-335English1/2007DownloadA scientific report describing the development of three total maximum daily loads for chloride, sulfate, and total dissolved solids in impairments in Petronila Creek Above Tidal (Segment 2204). These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of chloride, sulfate, and total dissolved solids in wastewater into the watershed.
AS-336English8/2008DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in the Lower San Antonio River. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-337English8/2018DownloadA plan to implement five total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the Lower San Antonio River. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-338English4/2016DownloadA plan to implement three total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the Upper San Antonio Watersheds. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-339English7/2019DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in Martinez Creek.
AS-340English1/2015DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of five total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in seven assessment units in the Upper San Antonio Watershed.
AS-341English7/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of three total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the San Antonio area. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-343English8/2015DownloadA plan to implement seventeen total maximum daily loads for bacteria, dissolved oxygen and pH in Adams Bayou, Cow Bayou and their tributaries. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-344English8/2020DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of twenty-three total maximum daily loads for bacteria, dissolved oxygen and pH in Adams Bayou, Cow Bayou and their associated tributaries. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria and oxygen-demanding substances in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-345English4/2020DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in Adams Bayou, Cow Bayou and associated tributaries.
AS-346English3/2020DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of twenty-three total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria, dissolved oxygen and pH in Adams Bayou, Cow Bayou and their associated tributaries.
AS-347English1/2006DownloadA technical report summarizing the development of a model of the watersheds of Adams and Cow Bayous. This report supports understanding the processes affecting water quality, quantifies the pollutant loadings to the bayous, links water quality to pollutant loadings, and evaluates the benefits of water quality management options.
AS-349English8/2006DownloadA technical report summarizing the development of hydrodynamic and water quality models of Adams and Cow Bayous. This report aids in understanding the processes affecting water quality, quantifies the pollutant loadings to the bayous, links water quality to pollutant loadings and evaluates the benefits of water quality management options.
AS-350English8/2006DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for dissolved solids and chloride in Clear Creek above Tidal. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-351English8/2005DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for dissolved solids and chlorides in Clear Creek above Tidal. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of total dissolved solids and chloride in wastewater into the watershed.
AS-352English8/2006DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for nitrate-nitrogen in the Lower Sabinal River. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-353English8/2005DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for nitrate-nitrogen in the Lower Sabinal River (Segment 2110). This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of nitrate-nitrogen in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-354English4/2006DownloadA scientific report detailing data and recommendations from an assessment of water quality in Matagorda Bay and nearby coastal waters
AS-355English8/2006DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in fish tissue in Lake Worth. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-356English8/2005DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in fish tissue in Lake Worth.
AS-357English7/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in the Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-359English9/2011DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in Cottonwood Branch and Grapevine Creek. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-362English9/2013DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of thirteen total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Lower West Fork Trinity River watershed. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-365English11/2016DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of four total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Cottonwood Creek, Fish Creek, Kirby Creek, and Crockett Branch Watersheds Upstream of Mountain Creek Lake. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-367English1/2019DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in Sycamore Creek. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-370English5/2011DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Upper Trinity River, Dallas, Texas. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-371English12/2013DownloadA plan to implement twenty-three total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the Greater Trinity River region. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
SFR-056/22English5/2023DownloadAnnual report on the quality of groundwater in Texas. Lists all active and inactive groundwater contamination cases in the state and their enforcement status.
AS-373English8/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Oso Bay (Segment 2485). This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-378English6/2017DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of one total maximum daily load for indicator bacteria in Oso Creek.
AS-379English7/2019DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Oso Creek. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-384English8/2007DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Gilleland Creek. This TMDL is used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-396English8/2015DownloadA plan to implement eleven total maximum daily loads for bacteria in waters of the Upper Gulf Coast. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-397English8/2008DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of six total maximum daily loads for bacteria in waters of the Upper Gulf Coast. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-398English5/2016DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the tidal segments of the Mission and Aransas Rivers. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-399English5/2016DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the tidal segments of the Mission and Aransas Rivers. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-400English6/2017DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of two total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Aransas River Above Tidal and Poesta Creek.
AS-401English12/2013DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of two total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the Mission and Aransas Rivers watersheds.
AS-410English1/2014DownloadA plan to implement eight total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in Dickinson Bayou and three tidal tributaries. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-425English8/2012DownloadA plan to implement three total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Carters Creek watershed. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-426English8/2012DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of three total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in the Carters Creek watershed. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-428English8/2015DownloadA scientific report detailing the development of six total maximum daily loads for bacteria in the Armand Bayou watershed. These TMDLs are used to determine allowable loadings in new or amended permits for discharges of indicator bacteria in wastewater and stormwater into the watershed.
AS-435English9/2015DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of two total maximum daily loads for bacteria in Corpus Christi Bay (Segment 2481C).
AS-436English7/2008DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in Lake O' the Pines. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-436/rev2013English8/2013DownloadA revision to the 2008 plan to implement a total maximum daily load for dissolved oxygen in Lake O' the Pines.
AS-441English3/2008DownloadA scientific report detailing the progress on a project assess the development of total maximum daily loads for PCBs in the Houston Ship Channel.
AS-443English6/2002DownloadA scientific report supporting a use attainability analysis of the Clear Fork Trinity River to determine if the water body's designated uses are appropriate as described in the 2000 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.
AS-456English10/2007DownloadA plan to implement two total maximum daily loads for chloride and total dissolved solids in the Colorado River Below E. V. Spence Reservoir. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-457English10/2007DownloadA plan to implement three total maximum daily loads for chloride, sulfate and total dissolved solids in Petronila Creek Above Tidal. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-458English8/2011DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in the Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-458/rev2018English12/2018DownloadA revision to the 2011 plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in the Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-461English2/2011DownloadA plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Gilleland Creek (Segment 1428C). This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-461/rev2017English11/2017DownloadA revision of the 2011 plan to implement one total maximum daily load for bacteria in Gilleland Creek. This plan describes the necessary actions to improve water quality, the schedule for implementation activities, and measurable outcomes for assessing progress.
AS-469English0/0DownloadSteps that watershed stakeholders will take to achieve pollutant reductions identified in the total maximum daily loads for bacteria in Hillebrandt Bayou and Neches River Tidal in the Neches-Trinity Coastal Basin in the southeast Gulf Coast region.
AS-472English8/2022DownloadA scientific report used to develop two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in two assessment units (AUs 1107_01, 1108_01) within Chocolate Bayou (Segments 1107, 1108) watershed, between central and eastern Brazoria County and including parts of Fort Bend County
RG-560English5/2023DownloadThis guidance helps public water systems and their representatives submit an exception to blend chloraminated and chlorinated waters. Blending scenarios covered include isolating areas with different disinfectants; and blending in distribution, in a storage tank, and during emergencies.
RG-638English5/2023DownloadThis document describes the requirements for water systems in certain municipalities to provide water flow and pressure for emergency fire suppression, and for the installation of fire hydrants.
RG-557English8/2021DownloadThis publication is a guide to signatory authority and delegating signatories for documents required by the stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP).
RG-542English3/2023DownloadA tool to help public water systems serving surface water (or groundwater under the influence of surface water) gather and organize records needed during inspections. Includes log sheets, links to applicable forms, and other technical guidance.
RG-550English5/2021DownloadA guide to help public water systems (PWSs) submit the required documents to activate or inactivate their system.
RG-540English6/2021DownloadA tool to help drinking water haulers gather and organize records needed during inspections. Includes log sheets, links to applicable forms, and other technical guidance.
RG-549English5/2021DownloadA tool to help transient noncommunity public water systems gather and organize records needed during inspections. Includes log sheets, links to applicable forms, and other technical guidance.
RG-545English5/2021DownloadA tool to help community public water systems gather and organize records needed during inspections. Includes log sheets, links to applicable forms, and other technical guidance.
RG-630English4/2023DownloadThis publication provides guidance to dam owners or engineers considering removal of a dam. It outlines steps and procedures to ensure the process is conducted safely and follows all state and federal rules.
RG-517/cEnglish5/2023DownloadFor operators of municipal solid waste, petroleum storage tank, and industrial hazardous waste facilities, answers to questions about responding to disasters.
RG-531/bEnglish5/2019DownloadGuide to completing an air Permits by Rule (PBR) application in the State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS)
RG-517/bEnglish6/2023DownloadFor operators of public water systems, answers to questions about responding to natural disasters including information on who to contact in TCEQ regional offices and other resources.
AS-366/22English6/2023Downloadstewardship and is Texas’ largest, single-day, volunteer waterway cleanup event. The event is supported by public-private partnerships.
AS-366English7/2021DownloadFinal report of a cleanup project funded by the Galveston Bay Estuary Program. Trash Bash ® promotes environmental stewardship and is Texas’ largest, single-day, volunteer waterway cleanup event. The event is supported by public-private partnerships.
AS-213/22English6/2023DownloadThis is a publication of the Waste Permits Division, which compiles data from scrap tire transporters, storage sites, and facilities to update industry professionals, legislators, regulatory entities, and citizens about the state of scrap tire management in Texas.
RG-482English7/2023DownloadExplains agency regulations on oil and gas exploration and production. Not a comprehensive review of such regulations.
GI-433English7/2023DownloadHow to properly collect a water sample from your well, send it to an approved lab for testing, and review the results.
GI-433/espSpanish7/2023DownloadComo correctamente recolectar una muestra de agua de su pozo, enviarla a un laboratorio aprobado para pruebas y revisar los resultados.
RG-531/cEnglish5/2023DownloadGuide to completing an air Title V application in the State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS).
RG-640English7/2023DownloadThis guidance explains how seawater desalination for public drinking water is regulated in Texas, and what is required for a public water system to receive approval of a seawater desalination project.
M-104English11/2022DownloadA card showing various ways to recycle items.
AS-429English8/2018DownloadA scientific analysis and report to support development of six total maximum daily loads for indicator bacteria in Armand Bayou.
RG-038English8/2023DownloadExplanation of fees for hazardous and industrial waste generation.
RG-590English8/2023DownloadRules, approvals, and operations for new and existing potable water haulers.
RG-631English9/2023DownloadThis guidance explains how to perform a successful free chlorine conversion to address nitrification in a distribution system. The publication is intended for public water systems that normally carry a chloramine residual through distribution.
GI-611English9/2023DownloadTable listing active municipal solid waste landfills in Texas, by county, with permit number, facility name, and type of landfill. landfill;waste;disposal;construction waste;demolition waste;trash;rubbish;garbage
GI-612English9/2023DownloadTables listing active medical waste treatment facilities and transfer stations in Texas, by county, with permit or registration number, facility name, treatment method, and address. untreated medical waste;disposal;sharps;syringes;infectious waste;
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RG-637English9/2023DownloadSevere Winter Storm, Uri, caused widespread water outages and equipment failures, disrupting drinking water systems. Senate Bill 3, relating to preparing for, preventing, and responding to weather emergencies passed. As a result, resiliency training was developed for all water operators.
AS-473English9/2022DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 0801C_01) in Cotton Bayou (Segments 0801) Tidal, located within Chambers County.
RG-022English3/2022DownloadAssists generators of industrial and hazardous waste in meeting the requirements of self-waste classification.
AS-187/23English9/2023DownloadAnalyzes data submitted by municipal solid waste facilities each fiscal year to determine trends in the amounts and types of waste disposed of in Texas.
SFR-074/23English9/2023DownloadDescribes TCEQ and Texas Water Development Board actions to ensure that more public water systems that serve Texans are financially, managerially, and technically sound.
SFR-37/24English0/0DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy and other agencies.
RG-475/dEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on why and how they should register and self-certify their USTs.
RG-475/eEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide to preventing releases of product from PST systems.
RG-475/fEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide to preventing oxidation (such as rust) of underground storage tanks using noncorrodible material, electrical isolation, or secondary containment.
RG-475/gEnglish1/2023DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on detecting releases from tanks and piping, and accounting for inventory.
RG-475/hEnglish12/2021DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks explaining when to suspect a release and what to do if one is suspected.
RG-475/iEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on how they can demonstrate their ability to pay for a cleanup of a leak or release.
RG-475/jEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on two control strategies under the Texas SIP for capturing fuel vapors during delivery to tanks and fueling of vehicles.
RG-475/kEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide to the agencies that regulate ASTs and USTs.
RG-475/mEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on their permanent removal, filling with inert material, or conversion to another use.
RG-475/nEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of ASTs explaining applicable rules and procedures.
RG-475/oEnglish8/2019DownloadDetails who must be trained by August 8, 2012. Requirements for class A, B, and C operators.
RG-475/lEnglish8/2019DownloadA guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on reasons and procedures for their temporary removal from service.
SFR-129English9/2023DownloadTCEQ's efforts to enhance public participation and language access as part of its Nov. 3, 2020, Informal Resolution Agreement with the EPA.
AS-479English10/2023DownloadAn analysis of sources and loading of E. coli in Big Creek to support development of total maximum daily loads.
SFR-118/23/Report 22-811English8/2022DownloadThe Chief Auditor’s Office (CAO) provide their vision for audit activities at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
GI-063English8/2023DownloadGeneral information about a program managed by the TCEQ and partner agencies to promote improved water quality in Texas rivers.
RG-151English10/2023DownloadInstructions on how to perform an annual waste summary; includes examples.
RG-632English8/2023DownloadA guidance that is intended to assist TCEQ technical review staff and the regulated community in implementing the regionalization policy. The document outlines the steps needed to determine if regionalization is a practical option for a proposed development.
AS-478English10/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in two Oyster Creek assessment units (AUs 1109_01, 1110_01) in Fort Bend and Brazoria counties.
AS-204/22English10/2023DownloadAn annual progress report of environmental improvement due to activities of watershed stakeholders, TCEQ, and TSSWCB in implementing total maximum daily loads to reduce phosphorus and excessive algal growth in the North and Upper North Bosque rivers, Segments 1226 and 1255.
RG-556English10/2023DownloadA template with instructions to help facilities include the required information in their multisector general permit (MSGP) stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWP3s).
GI-635English10/2023DownloadThis flyer describes how emergency planning committees may apply for and utilize TCEQ grants to meet their requirements and fulfill responsibilities.
M-070English10/2023DownloadListing of staff in TCEQ's regional offices (formerly GI-002)
RG-457English11/2023DownloadExplains compliance history reports, classifications, and ratings for classified unsatisfactory performers. Includes how to appeal, or correct errors and contact information.
AS-216/22English10/2023DownloadDescription: This report provides a summary of water quality management in the North Bosque River watershed and resulting changes in water quality through state fiscal years 2022.
SFR-045/21English11/2021DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-045/23English11/2023DownloadA legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.
SFR-128/23English12/2023DownloadDescribes projects awarded through the TERP programs from Sept. 1, 2022, through Aug. 31, 2023. Includes the total number of projects awarded, total projected NOX emissions reductions, and cost-effectiveness of the programs.
RG-578English11/2023DownloadFormerly Chapter 14 of the TCEQ Sampling Procedures Manual, this publication provides reporting information required by some New Source Review permits.
AS-484English12/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (2004B_01) in Poesta Creek (Segment 2004B), located entirely within Bee County.
AS-485English12/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (0604A_03) in Cedar Creek (Segment 0604A), located entirely within Angelina County.
RG-360/23English1/2024DownloadGuide to the Emissions Inventory for industrial facilities that produce air emissions and must report their annual emissions to the TCEQ.
RG-475/aEnglish12/2023DownloadA guide for owners and operators of UST systems explaining rules and procedures about tanks when property is bought or sold.
GI-635/espSpanish10/2023DownloadEste folleto describe cómo los comités de planificación de emergencias pueden solicitar y utilizar subvenciones de TCEQ para cumplir con sus requisitos y responsabilidades.
RG-625English1/2024DownloadPotential to Emit Guidance assists the applicant when applying for a Title V Operating Permit.
AS-487English11/2023DownloadThis document provides guidance and selection criteria for sites where stormwater runoff enters aquifers through surface karst features in carbonate rocks. This includes considerations for regulations, site selection, stormwater quality, pretreatment, and best management practices for enhanced aquifer recharge.
GI-633English1/2024DownloadFacilities that file a Tier II chemical report with TCEQ must also submit it to the local fire department with jurisdiction and to the facility’s local emergency planning committee (LEPC). This regularly updated list of LEPCs is provided alphabetically by county or area and includes contact information and the required method of report submittal.
SFR-072/22English5/2023DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2022.
SFR-072/21English12/2021DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2021.
SFR-072/20English12/2020DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2020.
SFR-072/23English12/2023DownloadTCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2023.
SFR-082/22English9/2022DownloadThe internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2022, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.
RG-496English2/2024DownloadA guide for rules and regulations that apply to public water systems, especially for those who may have recently learned they own a PWS.
RG-499English2/2024DownloadThis guide is intended to inform owners of recreational vehicle (RV) parks that some of their activities may be regulated by the TCEQ, and how to maintain compliance with the applicable rules and regulations.
SFR-066/23English1/2024DownloadAnnual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.
RG-641English2/2024DownloadThis guide provides help using the Stack Test Online Reporting System (STORS) for State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS) account holders.
PG-001English3/2024DownloadLearn about Clean Rivers project administration, quality assurance, water quality monitoring, data management, data analysis and reporting, stakeholder participation and public outreach, and special projects.
RG-537English3/2024DownloadBackground on the purpose of the agreement and the allocation of funds under the Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement for State Beneficiaries
AS-224English8/2019DownloadA report of the scientific information required to develop two total maximum daily loads to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (AU 1304_01) in Caney Creek Tidal and one AU (1304A_01) in Linneville Bayou. The watershed for these streams are located in parts of Brazoria, Matagorda, and Wharton Counties.
AS-486English12/2023DownloadA scientific report used to develop one total maximum daily load to reduce indicator bacteria in one assessment unit (1304_02) in Caney Creek Tidal (Segment 1304), located in portions of Brazoria, Matagorda, and Wharton counties.
RG-475/cEnglish8/2019DownloadGuidance to help you select the proper contractor to work on your UST system.
RG-643English0/0DownloadInformation on properly disposing of debris when cleaning up after a wildfire.
RG-643/espSpanish0/0DownloadInformación sobre la eliminación adecuada de restos al realizar limpieza después de un incendio forestal.
RG-644English4/2024DownloadA poster with information on reporting spills and discharges of reportable quantities.
RG-531/aEnglish4/2024DownloadRegulatory guide providing directions on how to create a new account in the State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS)
GI-636English41/2024DownloadAn overview of the role of TCEQ and local government and first responders after a disaster occurs.