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Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) Implementation Projects

Links to NPS projects that implement watershed-based plans.
Title Description
Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan: Tracking and Inventory of Septic Systems A project to develop a watershed-wide septic system database.
Arroyo Colorado Watershed: Continuing Coordination Two projects that supported the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership and its implementation efforts through February 2020.
Arroyo Colorado: Implementing Low Impact Development (LID) Practices, Phase 1 A project that implemented the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) by funding LID projects in various cities in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Arroyo Colorado: Implementing Low Impact Development (LID) Practices, Phase 2 A project to fund additional LID projects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, implementing part of the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan (WPP)
Arroyo Colorado: Implementing Low Impact Development (LID) Practices, Phase 3 Texas A&M University at Kingsville implemented part of the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) by funding a third set of LID projects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Arroyo Colorado: Improving the McAllen Stormwater Facilities Texas A&M University at Kingsville installed and monitored improvements at three regional stormwater detention facilities (RSDFs) in the City of McAllen.
Arroyo Colorado: Monitoring Low Impact Development Techniques Texas A&M University at Kingsville will conduct water quality monitoring to determine the effectiveness of bioswales and bioretention systems.
Brady Creek Watershed: Hydrodynamic Separator and Public Outreach A project to remove debris, sediment, and oil and grease from storm water in the City of Brady, and promote the restoration of Brady Creek.
Cypress Creek: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan with Low Impact Development Demonstration and Guidance The Meadows Center installed low impact development (LID), recommended stormwater related ordinance updates, and improved LID proposal review processes as part of the initial implementation of the Cypress Creek Watershed Protection Plan.
Dickinson Bayou: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan A project that implemented and demonstrated best management practices from the Dickinson Bayou WPP. Practices included water-smart landscaping, low-impact development, and septic system maintenance and design.
Dry Comal Creek and Comal River Watershed Protection Plan Implementation: Outreach and Monitoring in New Braunfels A project to implement best management practices to reduce pollutant loadings from urban wildlife and stormwater.
Galveston Bay Low Impact Development (LID) Phase I This project implemented LID practices and quantified reductions in nonpoint source pollutants through monitoring and modeling.
Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Protection Plan Implementation: Environmental Education and Bacteria Source Tracking A project to expand education activities and conduct targeted monitoring.
Halls Bayou-Westfield Estates: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan Implementation of low-flow water devices, a pet-waste program, and outreach for managing on-site wastewater facilities in Westfield Estates.
Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Education Project A project to deliver "Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters" citizen training programs in the watersheds of Cypress Creek, Upper Cibolo Creek, Plum Creek, Geronimo Creek, Upper San Antonio River, and Lavaca River.
Hickory Creek Watershed: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) Initiation of best management practices implementing the Hickory Creek WPP.
Lake Granbury: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan A project that supported a Watershed Coordinator and public outreach programs in the Lake Granbury area.
Lavaca River: Coordinating Implementation A project to support a wide range of implementation measures for the Lavaca River Watershed Protection Plan (WPP); primarily outreach, education, and water quality monitoring.
Lower Nueces River: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan with a Septic System Assistance Program Nueces River Authority is implementing a septic system management measure identified in the Lower Nueces River Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) by remediating malfunctioning septic systems.
Plum Creek: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan in Lockhart A project that implemented portions of the Plum Creek WPP in Lockhart.
Plum Creek: Implementing Low Impact Development in the City of Kyle This project implements the Plum Creek Watershed Protection Plan by installing low impact development (LID) best management practices at the City of Kyle’s wastewater treatment facility.
Plum Creek: Implementing the Watershed Protection Plan at the Headwaters in Kyle Implementation of portions of the Plum Creek WPP by mapping and improving the storm water system in the city of Kyle.
Sims Bayou: Riparian Restoration Project The Student Conservation Association, Inc. (SCA) is establishing two acres of riparian zone in Milby Park along Sims Bayou.
Statewide: Low Impact Development Workshops The University of Texas provided intensive workshops and consultations to promote low impact development policies and practices in seven regions.
Tres Palacios Creek: Septic System Repair and Replacement The Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research will invite applications from residential septic system owners for inspection and, if needed, repair or replacement of malfunctioning septic systems in the Tres Palacios Creek watershed.
Upper San Antonio River: Incorporating LID Practices at the Mission Drive-In Redevelopment A project that incorporated several low-impact development (LID) features into a multipurpose redevelopment project by the City of San Antonio.