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Red River Basin Recreational Use Attainability Analysis, Part 2

RUAAs for Iron Ore Creek, Choctaw Creek, Bois D’ Arc Creek, Smith Creek, and Mud Creek, Red River Basin.

Project Summary

Status: Completed; awaiting EPA approval

Basin Red River Basin
Segment Names and Numbers Iron Ore Creek, 0202K; Choctaw Creek, 0202F; Bois D’ Arc Creek, 0202A; Smith Creek, 0202G; and Mud Creek, 0201A
Counties Grayson, Fannin, Lamar, and Bowie
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 has concluded. After the comment period on the draft report closed, 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 recommendation on recreational use. TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Iron Ore Creek, Choctaw Creek, Bois D’Arc Creek, Mud Creek, and Smith Creek should 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 recreation use changes are awaiting EPA approval:

  • Iron Ore Creek
  • Choctaw Creek
  • Bois D'Arc Creek
  • Smith Creek
  • Mud Creek 0201A

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Project Report

The RUAA for Iron Ore Creek, Choctaw Creek, Bois D’ Arc Creek, Smith Creek, and Mud Creek is available for download. The report is in PDF. Approximate file size is shown in parentheses.

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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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