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Cypress Creek Basin Recreational Use Attainability Analysis

RUAAs for Big Cypress Creek Below Lake Bob Sandlin, Tankersley Creek, and Hart Creek, Cypress Creek Basin.

Project Summary

Status: Completed; awaiting EPA approval

Basin Cypress Creek
Segment Names and Numbers Big Cypress Creek Below Lake Bob Sandlin, 0404; Tankersley Creek, 0404B; and Hart Creek, 0404C
Counties Camp, Morris, and Titus
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. There was another comment period after publishing the recommendation on recreational use.
TCEQ Recommendations

There was a comment period after publishing the recommendations on recreational use. The TCEQ recommended the contact recreational use on Big Cypress Creek Below Lake Bob Sandlin, Tankersley Creek, and Hart Creek should be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. This use was included in the 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards. The recommendations can be found here:

Final Outcome

The following recreation use changes are awaiting EPA approval:

  • Big Cypress Creek Below Lake Bob Sandlin
  • Tankersley Creek
  • Hart Creek

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Project Report

The RUAA for Big Cypress Creek Below Lake Bob Sandlin, Hart Creek, and Tankersley Creek is available for download. The report is in PDF. Approximate file size is shown in parenthesis.

For More Information

Additional information on this project is available on the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board's Project Website Exit the TCEQ

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

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