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Brazos River Basin 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.

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Project Summary

Status: Completed

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 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 is 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 Camp Creek, Middle Yegua Creek, Trimmier Creek, Rush-Copperas Creek, Pond Creek, and Deer Creek remain primary contact recreation and that the contact recreation use on Alarm Creek, Little Green Creek, and Dry Branch be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. TCEQ held another comment period for these recommendations that ended May, 2016. The use changes were included in the 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. See all the recommendations below:

Final Outcome

EPA approved contact recreation use changes for Alarm Creek, Little Green Creek, and Dry Branch.

TCEQ retained the primary contract recreation use on Camp Creek, Middle Yegua Creek, Trimmier Creek, Rush-Copperas Creek, Pond Creek, and Deer Creek.

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Project Report

See the RUAA for the Brazos River Basin, Part 5, below.

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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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