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Neches River Recreational Use Attainability Analysis, Part 2

RUAA for Ayish Bayou, East Fork of the Angelina River, Biloxi Creek, Jack Creek, and Paper Mill Creek, Neches River Basin.

Project Summary

Status: Completed; awaiting EPA approval

Basin Neches River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Ayish Bayou, 0610A; East Fork of the Angelina River, 0611A; Biloxi Creek, 0604M; Jack Creek, 0604C; Paper Mill Creek, 0615A
Counties San Augustine, Rusk, and Angelina
Recreational Survey Report TCEQ has 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 ended on April 15, 2016. TCEQ used the public's comments to make informed recommendations 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 Ayish Bayou, East Fork of the Angelina River, Biloxi Creek, and Jack Creek remain primary contact recreation and that the use on Paper Mill Creek be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. TCEQ held a second comment period for these recommendations that ended June, 2016. The use change for Paper Mill Creek was included in the 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.
Final Outcome The recreational use change on Paper Mill Creek is awaiting EPA approval.

TCEQ retained the primary contact recreation use on Ayish Bayou, East Fork of the Angelina River, Biloxi Creek, and Jack Creek.

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Project Report

See the RUAA report below.

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For More Information

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