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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 ended on April 15, 2016. 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 TCEQ recommended the contact recreation use on Iron Ore Creek, Choctaw Creek, Bois D’Arc Creek, Mud Creek, and Smith Creek be revised to secondary contact recreation 1. TCEQ held another comment period for these recommendations. These use changes were included in the 2018 Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.
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

See the RUAA for Iron Ore Creek, Choctaw Creek, Bois D’ Arc Creek, Smith Creek, and Mud Creek 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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