The Dickinson Bayou Watershed Partnership is a local stakeholder group working to improve the water quality in Dickinson Bayou.
Mission: To protect, preserve, and restore the quality of the Dickinson Bayou Watershed and its communities.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality released a proposed July 2016 Water Quality Management Plan update. This Plan includes adding three Assessment Units in the Dickinson Bayou Watershed (Dickinson Bayou Tidal, Gum Bayou, and Cedar Creek) to the already existing Dickinson Bayou Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load.
The Water Quality Management Plan Update is open for public comment until September 6, 2016.
The entire proposed plan can be found here. Appendix III explains the specifics for Dickinson Bayou.
Comments on this Plan Update can be submitted here.
All comments must be received at the TCEQ no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 6, 2016.
For further information, or questions, please contact Ms. Vignali at 512-239-1303 or by e-mail at Nancy.Vignali@tceq.texas.gov.
Dickinson Bayou Wetland Restoration Project
Check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Marsh Restoration Project on Dickinson Bayou.
Download the Dickinson Bayou Bacteria Implementation Plan here.
Check out the Dickinson Bayou Bacteria Implementation Plan summary fact-sheet here.
For more information about the Bacteria TMDL project or to receive a copy of the TMDL document go here.