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Geronimo Creek: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan (WPP)

As part of a Watershed Protection Plan for Geronimo Creek the City of Seguin will decommission failing septic systems and extend sewer service to some areas.


The lower portion of Geronimo Creek has been impaired (has not met Water Quality Standards) for elevated bacteria since 2006. The segment also had concerns for elevated nitrate-nitrogen in 2000 and 2010. In 2012, local stakeholders completed a WPP for Geronimo Creek and Alligator Creek.The WPP identifies failing septic systems as one of the primary causes of the bacteria impairment and nitrate-nitrogen concerns for Geronimo Creek

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Project Description

This project will provide for the decommissioning of septic systems in areas with recurring septic system problems. The City of Seguin will extend sanitary sewer service into some of these areas.

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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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