CLEAN RIVERS PROGRAM SUMMARY
The goal of the Texas Clean Rivers Program (CRP) is to maintain and improve the quality of water resources within each river basin in Texas through an ongoing partnership involving the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, other agencies, river authorities, regional entities, local governments, industry and citizens. The program uses a watershed management approach to identify and evaluate water quality issues, establish priorities for corrective action, and work to implement those actions.
The Clean River Program Goals are to:
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The Lower Neches Valley Authority is responsible for assessing the surface waters in the lower Neches River Basin and Neches-Trinity Coastal Basin. Below are the stream segment names, numbers and descriptions that encompass the assessment area.
Lower Neches Basin Segments
Segment 0601-Neches River Tidal: from the confluence with Sabine Lake in Orange County to a point 11.3 kilometers (7.0 miles) upstream of IH 10 in Orange County.
Segment 0602-Neches River below B.A. Steinhagen Lake: from a point 11.3 kilometers (7.0 miles) upstream of IH 10 in Orange County to Town Bluff Dam in Jasper/Tyler County.
Segment 0603-B.A. Steinhagen Lake: from Town Bluff Dam in Jasper/Tyler County to a point immediately upstream of the confluence of Hopson Mill Creek on the Neches River Arm in Jasper/Tyler County and to a point immediately upstream of the confluence of Indian Creek on the Angelina River Arm in Jasper County, up to the normal pool elevation of 83 feet.
Segment 0607-Pine Island Bayou: from the confluence with the Neches River in Hardin/Jefferson County to FM 787 in Hardin County.
Segment 0608-Village Creek: from the confluence with the Neches River in Hardin County to the confluence of Big Sandy Creek and Kimball Creek in Hardin County.
Segment 0609-Angelina River below Sam Rayburn Reservoir: from a point immediately upstream of the confluence of Indian Creek in Jasper County to Sam Rayburn Dam in Jasper County.
Neches-Trinity Coastal Basin Segments
Segment 0701-Taylor Bayou above Tidal: from the salt water lock 7.7 kilometers (4.8 miles) downstream of SH 73 in Jefferson County to the Lower Neches Valley Authority Canal in Jefferson County.
Segment 0702-Intracoastal Waterway Tidal: from the confluence with Galveston Bay at Port Bolivar in Galveston County to the confluence with the Sabine-Neches Canal in Jefferson County (including Taylor Bayou Tidal from the confluence with the Intracoastal Waterway up to the salt water lock 7.7 kilometers (4.8 miles) downstream of SH 73 in Jefferson County).
Segment 0703-Sabine/Neches Canal Tidal: from the confluence with Sabine Pass at the southern tip of Pleasure Island in Jefferson County to the Sabine Lake seawall at the northern tip of Pleasure Island in Jefferson County.
Segment 0704-Hillebrandt Bayou: from the confluence of Taylor Bayou in Jefferson County to a point 100 meters (110 yards) upstream of SH 124 in Jefferson County.