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Brazos River Recreational Use Attainability Analysis, Part 5

RUAAs for Camp Creek, Middle Yegua Creek, Trimmier Creek, Rush-Copperas Creek, Alarm Creek, Little Green Creek, Pond Creek, Deer Creek, and Dry Branch, Brazos River Basin.

Project Summary

Status: Completed; awaiting EPA approval

Basin Brazos River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Camp Creek, 1204A; Middle Yegua Creek, 1212A; Trimmier Creek, 1216A; Rush-Copperas Creek, 1222B; Alarm Creek, 1226H; Little Green Creek, 1226M; Pond Creek, 1242F; Deer Creek, 1242J; and Dry Branch, 1255I
Counties Bell, Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Falls, Johnson, Lee, Milam
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 Camp Creek, Middle Yegua Creek, Trimmier Creek, Rush-Copperas Creek, Pond Creek, and Deer Creek remain primary contact recreation. The TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Alarm Creek, Little Green Creek, and Dry Branch be revised to secondary contact recreation 1.  These use changes were included in the 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. The recommendations can be found here:

Final Outcome

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

  • Alarm Creek
  • Little Green Creek
  • Dry Branch

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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.

For More Information

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

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