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2000 CFR Title_40, Volume 18 Current TMDL Regulations: Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40--Protection of Environment, CHAPTER I--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, PART 130--WATER QUALITY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT (Federal)


EPA - Clean Water State Revolving Fund Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) programs provided an average of $3.4 billion over the past five years to fund water quality protection projects for wastewater treatment, nonpoint source pollution control, and watershed and estuary management. (Federal)

EPA - Home Page The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was established in 1970 to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. EPA's mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment--air, water, and land--upon which life depends. (Federal)

EPA - Introduction to TMDLs This site provides the EPA TMDL Definition, and overview of the current TMDL program and regulations, a National Overview of Impaired Waters, standard presentations, and other TMDL-related resources. (Federal)

EPA - National Estuary Program: About Estuaries Overview of the National Estuary Program, and profiles of the 28 estuaries in the program. (Federal)

EPA - New Clean Water Act Web-Based Training Module The Office of Water’s Watershed Academy has completed a web-based training module called Introduction to the Clean Water Act. (Federal)

EPA - Region 6 Home Page Region 6 encompasses an ecologically, demographically, and economically diverse five-state region of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, as well as 66 Indian Tribes. (Federal)

EPA - Surf Your Watershed - Lower Sabine Watershed Extensive profile of the Lower Sabine Watershed ( USGS Cataloging Unit 12010005) that includes the area of assessment for the Orange County TMDL Project. (Federal)

EPA - Top Things You Can Do … To Protect Your Watershed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The Year of Clean Water Water Web Site. (Federal)

EPA - Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program A TMDL or Total Maximum Daily Load is a calculation of the maximum amount of a pollutant that a waterbody can receive and still meet water quality standards, and an allocation of that amount to the pollutant's sources. (Federal)

EPA - Watersheds We all live in a watershed -- the area that drains to a common waterway, such as a stream, lake, estuary, wetland, or even the ocean -- and our individual actions can directly affect it. EPA and its partners are working together on a watershed basis to protect the nation's water resources. (Federal)


Implementing Total Maximum Daily Loads in Texas: A Status Report (July 2004) Prepared by the TMDL Section, Environmental Planning and Implementation Division, Office of Environmental Policy, Analysis, and Assessment, TCEQ. (State)


Online Training in Watershed Mangement This Web site offers a variety of self-paced training modules that represent a basin and broad introduction to the watershed management field. (Federal)


TCEQ - 2004 Water Quality Assessment, Basin 5 - Sabine River. For each water body assessed, two documents are available. The Fact Sheet is a summary of the assessment, including a description of the water body location. The Assessment Data shows the number of samples collected and how many exceed criteria. (State)

TCEQ - Home Page The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is the lead environmental agency for the state of Texas. (State)

TCEQ - Water Quality Restoration - The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program The objective of the TMDL Program is to restore and maintain the beneficial uses (drinking water, recreation, aquatic life, etc.) of impaired or threatened water bodies in Texas. (State)

TPWD - River Studies River Studies is an interdisciplinary river and stream assessment program comprised of aquatic biologists, a cartographer and hydrologist, and support staff. The primary goal of the program is to assure sufficient quantity and quality of water to maintain the natural biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems and their associated wetlands and riparian lands. (State)

TSSWCB - Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board TMDL Program The TSSWCB is the lead agency for the planning, management and abatement of agricultural and silvicultural nonpoint source pollution. The TSSWCB maintains regional offices in strategic locations in the state to help carry out the agency's water quality responsibilities. ()

TWDB - Home Page The TWDB is the state agency charged with statewide water planning and administration of low-cost financial programs for the planning, design and construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control and agricultural water conservation projects. (State)

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