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Technical Assistance and Cost-Share Incentive Funding Available for Water Quality Management Plan Program

TEMPLE - The economic impact of the food and fiber sector in Texas totals more than $100 billion annually. The continued success and sustainability of Texas agriculture comes from sound conservation practices. Since the 1930s, generations of farmers and ranchers have implemented voluntary conservation practices on their land to protect the soil and water resources. The TSSWCB administers technical assistance and cost-share incentive funding programs for conservation land improvements.

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Addressing Agricultural and Residential Bacteria Sources Improves Water Quality in the Leon and South Leon Rivers

TEMPLE - High levels of bacteria prompted the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to add the Leon River (in 1996) and South Leon River (in 2006) to the Clean Water Act section 303(d) list of impaired waters for not supporting the primary contact recreation use.

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