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Brazos River Basin Recreational Use Attainability Analysis, Part 3

RUAAs for Navasota River Below Lake Limestone, Country Club Branch, Wickson Creek, Cedar Creek, Duck Creek, Gibbons Creek, Shepherd Creek, and Steele Creek, Brazos River Basin.

 Project Summary

Status: Completed; awaiting EPA approval

Basin Brazos River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Navasota River Below Lake Limestone, 1209; Country Club Branch, 1209D; Wickson Creek, 1209E; Cedar Creek, 1209G; Duck Creek, 1209H; Gibbons Creek, 1209I; Shepherd Creek, 1209J; and Steele Creek, 1209K
Counties Brazos, Grimes, Leon, Limestone, Madison, Robertson, and Washington
Recreational-Survey Report TCEQ completed a report of its Recreational Use Attainability Analysis for these water bodies.
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 that the contact recreation use on Country Club Branch and Navasota River Below Lake Limestone remain primary contact recreation and that the contact recreation use on Wickson Creek, Cedar Creek, Duck Creek, Gibbons Creek, Shepherd Creek, and Steele Creek be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. TCEQ held another comment period for these recommendations that ended June, 2016. These use changes were included in the 2014 and 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.

Final Outcome

TCEQ retained the primary contact recreation use on Navasota River Below Lake Limestone and Country Club Branch.

EPA approved recreation use changes for Duck Creek and Shepherd Creek.

TCEQ is awaiting EPA approval of the use changes for Wickson Creek, Cedar Creek, Gibbons Creek, Steele Creek.

Project Report

See the RUAAs for Country Club Branch, Wickson Creek, Cedar Creek, Duck Creek, Gibbons Creek, Shepherd Creek, and Steele Creek below.

Microsoft Excel logo Navasota Tributary Supplemental DatasheetExit the TCEQ

Country Club Branch

Wickson Creek

Cedar Creek

Duck Creek

Gibbons Creek

Shepherd Creek

Steele Creek

Navasota River Below Lake Limestone

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