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Rowlett Creek Watershed Characterization

A project to collect and analyze water quality data for Rowlett Creek as a first step toward developing a watershed protection plan.

Background

Since 2014, Rolwett Creek has been listed in the Texas Integrated Report as impaired (not meeting Water Quality Standards) because levels of fecal bacteria have exceeded the contact recreation standard. It is also listed with a concern for nitrate. 

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Project Description

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will:

  • collect routine samples and stormwater samples for two years;
  • analyze this new data and existing water quality data to estimate how much pollution each major source is adding to the creek;
  • convene meetings in the watershed to discuss findings.

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Documents

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For More Information

To find out more about the NPS Program, call 512-239-6682 or e-mail us at nps@tceq.texas.gov.

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