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Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report 2017, SFR-056/17

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 – 2017 (SFR-056/17) Adobe Acrobat PDF Document

User's Guide

The report is divided into five sections. The section titled Groundwater Protection Program Descriptions provides a narrative, program-specific overview for each contributing agency or organization. The section titled Groundwater Contamination Case Description Tables contains a tabular listing of individual contamination cases which were documented for the calendar year. For more information, see the User's Guide section in this 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 Viewer's User Guide Adobe Acrobat PDF Document for more information.

Requesting Information

After identifying the file number, agency, and program for the groundwater contamination case of interest listed in one of the Groundwater Contamination Case Description tables, 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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