TSSWCB works in conjunction with local SWCDs to encourage the wise and productive use of natural resources. It is our goal to ensure the availability of those resources for future generations, so that all Texans' present and future needs can be met in a manner that promotes a clean, healthy environment and strong economic growth.
Idalou native, Rex Isom, was elected as Chairman of the National Watershed Coalition at the National Conservation Conference in Nebraska City, NE this week. Isom is the Executive Director of the Texas State Soil and Water Board and has served as vice-chairman for the organization for the past two years and will now serve a two year term as chairman.Read More
What We Do
The TSSWCB is the lead state agency for the planning, management, and abatement of agricultural and silvicultural (forestry) nonpoint source water pollution, and administers the Water Supply Enhancement Program. The TSSWCB maintains regional offices in strategic locations in the State to help carry out the agency’s responsibilities.