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Upper Oyster Creek Recreational Use Attainability Analysis

RUAA for Upper Oyster Creek, Bullhead Bayou, and an unnamed tributary of Bullhead Bayou, Brazos River Basin.

Project Summary

Status: Completed

Basin Brazos River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Upper Oyster Creek, 1245; Bullhead Bayou, 1245C; and unnamed tributary of Bullhead Bayou, 1245D
Counties Fort Bend
Recreational-Survey Report The TCEQ has completed a report of its Recreational Use Attainability Analysis for this water body.
Public Review of Recreational-Survey Report

The comment period for the draft report has concluded. After the comment period on the draft report closed, the TCEQ used the comments to make an informed recommendation for the recreational-use category and criteria to include in the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.

TCEQ Recommendations

There was a comment period after publishing the recommendations on recreational use. The TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Upper Oyster Creek remain primary contact recreation. The TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Bullhead Bayou and Unnamed Tributary of Bullhead Bayou be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. These use changes were included in the 2014 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. The recommendations can be found here:

Final Outcome

The following water bodies have recreational use changes approved by EPA:

  • Bullhead Bayou
  • Unnamed tributary of Bullhead Bayou

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Project Report

The RUAA for Upper Oyster Creek is available for download. The report is in PDF. Approximate file size in parentheses.

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For More Information

E-mail us at standards@tceq.texas.gov or see contact information for staff members.

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