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OSSF (Septic System) Projects

All NPS Projects that are significantly or entirely dedicated to addressing septic system (OSSF) pollution
Title Description
Arroyo Colorado Watershed Protection Plan: Tracking and Inventory of Septic Systems A project to develop a watershed-wide septic system database.
Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments: On-Site Sewage Facilities A multi-phase project to reduce pollution from on-site sewage facilities (septic systems) in the Texas Coastal Zone
Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments: On-Site Sewage Facilities Phase II A project in targeted coastal counties of Texas to extend the current efforts to reduce pollution from on-site sewage facilities (OSSFs) such as septic systems.
Dickinson Bayou: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan Implementation and demonstration of best management practices under the Dickinson Bayou WPP. Practices include water-smart landscaping, low-impact development, and on-site septic system maintenance and design.
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.
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.
Lake Sam Rayburn: Septic System Inventory, Repair and Replacement A project to improve water quality by identifying and addressing issues with OSSFs in the area surrounding Sam Rayburn Reservoir.
Lampasas River: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan with a Septic System Database This project implements a management measure in the Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan by developing a watershed-wide septic system database.
Lower Nueces River Watershed: Feasibility Study for Septic System Conversion A project to evaluate the feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and water quality benefits of replacing septic systems with centralized wastewater services in a portion of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Lower Nueces River: Implementing a Watershed Protection Plan with a Septic System Assistance Program This project will implement a management measure identified in the Lower Nueces River Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) to address malfunctioning septic systems.
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 Guadalupe River: A Plan to Reduce Bacteria A project to reduce bacteria levels in a small area of the Upper Guadalupe River within the city of Kerrville in Kerr County. The primary means of achieving the reductions are control of waterfowl and bird nesting under river bridges, as well as education about management of home (on-site) septic systems.