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The Advocate: Sign Up to Receive Rule Updates from the TCEQ!

Learn how to sign up to receive an e-mail or text alert when articles are available to view.

What is The Advocate?

The Advocate is a periodic update on TCEQ rules, including information about compliance issues and regulatory concerns that affect small businesses and local governments. It’s produced by the TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section.

Would you like TCEQ updates on rule changes and compliance issues electronically?

It’s easy! You can sign up to receive these free updates by subscribing to GovDelivery.

What is GovDelivery and how does it work?

GovDelivery is an electronic notification system that allows you to receive updates from the TCEQ via e-mail or text message. The system allows you to select the updates you receive by topic and it’s easy to change your subscriptions or unsubscribe at any time.

How do I sign up for GovDelivery?

  • Visit the TCEQ’s website to receive updates by e-mail or text.
  • Select your subscription type and enter either your e-mail address or wireless phone number.
  • Select the topics that are of interest to you. Topics include:
    • Municipal Solid Waste Rules
    • Petroleum Storage Tank Rules
    • Public Water System Rules
    • Landscape Irrigation Rules  
    • Wastewater Rules
    • Septic System (OSSF) Rules
    • Stormwater Permits and Rules
  • If you would like to receive notifications for all rule updates, select “The Advocate (rule updates for small businesses and local governments).”
  • Once you have made your selections, click “Save” at the bottom of the screen.

Need help signing up?

The Small Business and Local Government Assistance (SBLGA) section of the TCEQ is here to help. Give us a call at 1-800-447-2827.