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Implementation Procedures. Comment Period: 1/19/10 - 3/17/10 Draft IPs available at: www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/eq/eq_swqs.html Electronic comments may be submitted via email to [email protected] Implementation Procedures. Written comments may be submitted to:

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Implementation procedures

Implementation Procedures

Comment Period: 1/19/10 - 3/17/10

Draft IPs available at:

www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/eq/eq_swqs.html

Electronic comments may be submitted via email to [email protected]


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Implementation Procedures

Written comments may be submitted to:

Mr. David Galindo, MC 150

Water Quality Division

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

P.O. Box 13087

Austin, Texas 78711-3087

or faxed to (512) 239-4420


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Implementation Procedures

Current IP version includes:

  • New section on nutrient screening procedures.

  • Updated MALs and additional explanatory language.

  • More stringent critical flow calculation for streams and rivers with a significant spring flow component.

  • Dechlorination requirements expanded to minor domestic facilities (>0.5 MGD).

  • New section on converting new fish-tissue based criteria to water column criteria.

  • New section on recreational UAAs.


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Implementation Procedures

Revisions from the draft IPs presented to

stakeholders on 1/9/09 include:

  • Removed seagrass screening procedures

  • Removed one year transition period for replacement of fecal coliform with E. coli limits.

  • Added nutrient screening for renewals and Industrial permits on a case by case basis

  • Removed human health screening procedures for discharges to intermittent water bodies.


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