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Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report 2016, SFR-056/16

Annual report on the quality of groundwater in Texas. Lists all current groundwater-contamination cases in the state and their enforcement status

Texas Water Code, Section 26.406 requires the annual report to describe the current status of groundwater monitoring activities conducted or required by each agency at regulated facilities or associated with regulated activities. The report is required to contain a description of each case of groundwater contamination documented during the previous calendar year. Also to be included, is a description of each case of contamination documented during previous periods for which voluntary clean up action was incomplete at the time the preceding report was issued. The report is also required to indicate the status of enforcement action for each listed case.

Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report – 2016 (SFR-056/16) Adobe Acrobat PDF Document

User's Guide

The report is divided into two sections. The first section, Groundwater Protection Program Descriptions, provides a narrative, program-specific overview for each contributing agency or organization. The second section, Groundwater Contamination Case Descriptions, contains a tabular listing of individual contamination cases which were documented for the calendar year. For more information see the User's Guide in the report.

Using the Groundwater Contamination Viewer

An interactive, online map ("Viewer") of the cases is available that provides users with the ability to query the database for the current and some previous years, obtain spatial relationship information about these cases, and download the data. See the User Guide Adobe Acrobat PDF Document for more information.

Requesting Information

After locating the file number and the division or regulatory program heading for the agency, you may file an open records request to obtain additional information related to the case. Contacts for agency programs are located in Appendix 7 of the report.

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