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Brazos River 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; awaiting EPA approval

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 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 Brazos River Above Possum Kingdom Lake remain primary contact recreation. The TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Navasota River Above Lake Mexia, and East Yegua Creek 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 TCEQ is retaining the primary contact recreation use on Brazos River Above Possum Kingdom Lake. The following water bodies have recreation use changes approved by EPA:

  • Navasota River Above Lake Mexia
  • East Yegua Creek

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Project Report

The RUAA for the Brazos River Basin, Part 2, is available for download. The report and photos are in PDF. Approximate file sizes in parentheses.

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For More Information

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