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Lake Sam Rayburn: Septic System Inventory, Repair and Replacement

A project to improve water quality by identifying and addressing issues with OSSFs in the area surrounding Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

Background

Attoyac Bayou is a rural stream that flows into Sam Rayburn Reservoir with designated uses for primary contact recreation, public water supply and high aquatic life use. Attoyac Bayou has been impaired for bacteria since 2012.

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Project Description

This project will identify and map septic systems in specific portions of the Control Zone Rayburn (CZR), the 2000-ft buffer zone around Sam Rayburn Reservoir. A database of OSSFs will be used to track and map all permitted systems in the area. Failing or non-existent OSSFs will be identified and replaced or installed in the portion of the Attoyac Bayou watershed located in San Augustine and Nacogdoches counties.

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Documents

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For More Information

To find out more about the NPS Program, call 512-239-6682 or e-mail us at nps@tceq.texas.gov.

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