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Targeted Brush Control in the E.V. Spence Reservoir Watershed

Project Goals/Objectives: The goal of this project is to aid in implementing the Implementation Plan for Sulfate and Total Dissolved Solids TMDLs in the E.V. Spence Reservoir by chemically treating saltcedar in riparian areas along the Colorado River and its tributaries in an effort to reduce nonpoint source pollution loadings resulting from invasive brush species on agricultural lands.

Project Location: E.V. Spence Reservoir, Segment 1411; Colorado River below Lake J.B. Thomas, Segment 1412

Project Costs: Federal ($2,208,446); Non-Federal Match ($1,472,297); Total Project ($3,680,743)

Project Participant(s): TSSWCB, Upper Colorado SWCD, Howard SWCD, Mitchell SWCD, Coke SWCD, Colorado River Municipal Water District, Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, United States Fish & Wildlife Service, and Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Project Workplan: 03-06

Project FInal Report: 03-06 

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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