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News from the Texas TMDL Program

News announcements including proposed TMDLs or I-Plans for public comment, adopted TMDLs or approved I-Plans, and training opportunities.


The TMDL Program sets targets for improved quality in surface waters. Communities in the watersheds work together to develop implementation plans (I-Plans) to achieve those targets.

See the Calendar for the TMDL Program for scheduled stakeholder meetings.

Commission Adopts TMDLs and Approves I-Plans

On August 28, the commission adopted two TMDLs for bacteria in Navasota River Below Lake Limestone, and approved the stakeholder-developed I-Plan.

On August 14, the commission adopted two TMDLs for bacteria in Lavaca River Above Tidal and Rocky Creek, and approved the stakeholder-developed I-Plan.

Commission Adopts TMDL

On July 31, the commission adopted a TMDL for bacteria in Oso Creek. Community stakeholders worked with the TCEQ to develop the TMDL, and are currently working on an I-Plan for both Oso Creek and Oso Bay.


Training, Events, and Workshops

Texas A&M offers several opportunities for training in various aspects of Watershed PlanningExit the TCEQ.

Texas Water Resources Institute offers training in Urban Riparian and Stream RestorationExit the TCEQ.

Texas AgriLife's Watershed Steward ProgramExit the TCEQ offers an online courseExit the TCEQ.

Contact the TMDL Program

Send us an e-mail at tmdl@tceq.texas.gov or call 512-239-6682.

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