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Brazos River Basin Recreational Use Attainability Analysis, Part 2

RUAA for Brazos River Above Possum Kingdom Lake, Navasota River above Lake Mexia, and East Yegua Creek, Brazos River Basin.

 Project Summary

Status: Completed

Basin Brazos River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Brazos River Above Possum Kindgom Lake, 1208; Navasota River above Lake Mexia, 1210A; and East Yegua Creek, 1212B
Counties Baylor, Burleson, Hill, Knox, Lee, Limestone, Milam, Stonewall, Throckmorton, and Young
Recreational-Survey Report TCEQ 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. TCEQ used the public's comments to make an informed recommendation for the recreational-use category and criteria to include in the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.
TCEQ Recommendations

TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Brazos River Above Possum Kingdom Lake remain primary contact recreation and that the contact recreation use on Navasota River Above Lake Mexia and East Yegua Creek be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. TCEQ held a second comment period for these recommendations that ended June, 2012. The use changes were included in the 2014 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. 

Final Outcome

TCEQ retained the primary contact recreation use on Brazos River Above Possum Kingdom Lake.

EPA approved recreation use changes for Navasota River Above Lake Mexia and East Yegua Creek.

Project Report

  See the RUAA for the Brazos River Basin, Part 2, below.

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