Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Tomorrow's Water Today
7:03 am
Mon March 17, 2014

New reservoirs must pass TCEQ process before licensure


With all the attention on the Texas Water Development Board, it's worth noting that there's more than one state agency involved in the construction of any new reservoir. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality must grant a license for any new reservoir construction project. The licensure process is a long and complicated one.

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Texas Water
11:50 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Lake Ralph Hall permit approved

The lake is planned for an area in southeastern Fannin County.
Upper Trinity Regional Water District

A long-anticipated plan for a new lake in southeastern Fannin County – Lake Ralph Hall – received state approval today.

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Texas Water
3:30 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Cooper Lake at less than half capacity as drought continues

Cooper Lake has retreated well past its former banks.
Cindy Roller KETR

Some welcome rains this afternoon aren't enough to make a dent in the overall drought in Northeast Texas.

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Texas Water
2:10 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Lake Ralph Hall plan clears hurdle

Texas Highway 34 crosses the North Sulphur River north of Ladonia.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will be the next agency to review the plan for Lake Ralph Hall, which supporters say would be an environmental boon as well as a needed water source.

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Drinking Water
9:19 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Nitrite Levels Back to Normal in Commerce


COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has issued notice to rescind the advisory for high nitrites in the drinking water. The water delivered to homes in the city has been deemed safe.

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Water Supply
4:19 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

High Nitrites Affecting Delta County Water Supply


The high nitrite levels in Commerce are also affecting water supply in Northeast Hunt county and Western Delta county.

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City of Commerce
3:29 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

High Nitrites in Commerce Water Supply

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality helps to regulate, among other things, safety standards in municipal water supplies.

The City of Commerce has issued a mandatory public notice regarding the public water supply, required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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8:42 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Are you aware of burning rules in Texas?

A C-130H Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Colorado Springs Air Force Reserve, drops a line of fire retardant in West Texas in April 2011.

Citizens in unincorporated Texas area again urged to follow proper burning procedures amid two local wildfires that burned 50 acres Tuesday. 

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8:42 am
Mon April 23, 2012

With nearly two year project complete, celebration planned

GREENVILLE - A dedication ceremony is Tuesday at 1 p.m. for the City of Greenville’s new $20 million wastewater reclamation center.

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Water leak
8:19 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Customers cautioned as water outage restored

JACOBIA - Some residents of a rural Hunt County community had to make do without running water for 36 hours or more. Citizens in Jacobia are now being asked to boil what they receive.

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