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Soil and Water Conservation Assistance

Overview

The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) was created in 1939, by the Texas Legislature to organize the state into soil conservation districts where there was a

Public Information and Education

Overview

The purpose of the public information/education program is to provide leadership and coordination of information/education programs relating to the agency and district programs,

Flood Control Program

Overview

Nearly 2,000 floodwater retarding structures, or dams, have been built over the last 60 years within the State of Texas.

Water Quality Management Plan

Overview

A water quality management plan (WQMP) is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

Texas Nonpoint Source Management Program

Overview

The federal Clean Water Act (CWA) requires States to develop a program to protect the quality of water resources from the adverse effects of nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution

Water Supply Enhancement Program

Overview

Scarcity and competition for water have made sound water planning and management increasingly important.

Rio Grande Carrizo Cane Eradication Program

Overview

In order to help meet the Governor’s border security priorities, the 84th Texas Legislature, in 2015, directed the TSSWCB, through Senate Bill 1734, to develop and implement a pr

Invasive Species

Overview

Per HB 865:“Invasive species" means a species that is not native to an ecosystem and whose introduction to the ecosystem causes or is likely to cause economic harm, environme

Water Quality Complaint Resolution

Overview

The TSSWCB is responsible for investigating and resolving water quality complaints resulting from agricultural or silvicultural nonpoint sources (unregulated)

TSSWCB State Grants

Overview

Section 403.0245, Government Code, requires a state agency that awards state grants in an amount greater than $25,000 make available to the public on their website the purpose fo

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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