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Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules

Michael E. Barrett

Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules

technical guidance on best management practices

by Michael E. Barrett

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Published by Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission in Austin, TX .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Edwards Aquifer Region,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Water quality management -- Texas -- Edwards Aquifer Region -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Runoff -- Texas -- Edwards Aquifer Region -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Best management practices (Pollution prevention) -- Texas -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Pollution prevention -- Government policy -- Texas -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Environmental law -- Texas.,
    • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for Field Operations Division by Michael E. Barrett.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      ContributionsTexas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. Field Operations Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.T4 B37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL122278M
      LC Control Number99489235
      OCLC/WorldCa42005446

      The Edwards Underground Reservoir is designated as a sole source aquifer for the San Antonio, Texas area and is the only sole source aquifer administered in the Federal regulations. 40 CFR , Subpart B prohibits any project in the area that might create a significant health hazard and sets rules for the review of any such project.


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Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules: Technical Guidance on Best Management Practices Entire document (RG, pages). Cover, Preface, Table of Contents. Chapter 1: Temporary Best Management Practices. Chapter 2: Nonstructural Best Management Practices. Chapter 3: Permanent Structural. Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules: Technical Guidance on Best Management Practices Page: iv, p.: ill.

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Get this from a library. Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules: technical guidance on best management practices. [Michael E Barrett; Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.]. Best Management Practices for Quarry Operations (RG) — A guide to complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules pertaining to quarries.

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Get this from a library. Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules: technical guidance on best management practices.

[Michael E Barrett; Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. Field Operations Division.]. edwards aquifer authority rules table of contents chapter general provisions.

§ purpose of rules. Laws and Regulations Applicable to the Edwards Aquifer. A thorough understanding of the laws and regulations applicable to the Edwards Aquifer is essential to get a grasp on the complex legal issues involved. They are also important for understanding how we are planning on managing the resource in the future.

Stage 1 restrictions begin when the day rolling average of the Edwards Aquifer level drops to feet mean sea level at the monitored well. Coming out of drought stages can be considered 15 days after the aquifer is above the Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules book. All residential fountains and indoor commercial fountains can operate at any stage of drought.

Chapter Rules Protecting the Edwards Aquifer; Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules: Technical Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules book on Best Management Practices (RG) — Guidance on the rules that apply specifically to the Edwards Aquifer.; Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Contractor Handout (GI) — Building on the Edwards Aquifer.

Added responsibilities and. The Edwards Aquifer Authority is a groundwater district, mandated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority Act. The Act grants all of the powers, rights, and privileges necessary to manage, conserve, preserve, and protect the aquifer. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. including wells and springs fed by the aquifer and water sources to the aquifer, including uplands areas draining directly to it and surface streams.

These rules apply specifically to the Edwards Aquifer in eight counties and are not intended for any Complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules book aquifers in Texas.

Best Management Practices for Quarry Operations: Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules Showing of 34 pages in this book.

PDF Version Also Available for : Michael E. Barrett, Bradley J. Eck. The Geology of the Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande Plain adjacent to Austin and San Antonio, Texas, with references to the occurrence of underground waters. US Geological Survey 18th Annual Report, pt.

2-B, p. In this report, the authors gave the limestone that makes up the Aquifer the name "Edwards". The Edwards Aquifer rules are an effective mechanism we can use to protect this valuable resource.

Found in Title 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapterthese rules address activities that could pose a threat to water quality in the Edwards Aquifer, including wells and springs fed by the aquifer and water sources to the aquifer, including. Best Management Practices for Quarry Operations: Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules Page: 6.

vi, 26 p.: ill, tables. ; 28 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas State Publications and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the UNT Libraries Government Documents : Michael E. Barrett, Bradley J. Eck. The EAA was created in when the Texas Legislature passed the EAA Act.

The act grants all the powers, rights, and privileges necessary to manage, conserve, preserve and protect the aquifer. The threat of federal intervention caused the Texas Legislature to create the act.

The directives are intended to promote effective management of the Edwards Continue reading "Legislation & Rules". Edwards Aquifer Rules Regulated activities within the Edwards Aquifer Recharge, Contributing, and Transition zones TCEQ 30 TAC Trinity River Corridor Development Regulatory Zone – Corridor Development Certificate Projects that involve work within the Trinity River Corridor Development Regulatory Zone North Central Texas Council.

These maps are presented on United States Geological Survey Minute Quadrangles and reflect recharge and contributing zone areas regulated by Edwards Aquifer Authority Rules, ch.

(Water Quality), subchs. E (Spill Reporting), F (Regulated Materials Registration, Storage, and Planning), G (Aboveground and Underground Storage Tanks), and H (Prohibited. (24) Edwards aquifer--That portion of an arcuate belt of porous, water bearing, predominantly carbonate rocks known as the Edwards and Associated Limestones in the Balcones Fault Zone trending from west to east to northeast in Kinney, Uvalde, Medina, Bexar, Comal, Hays, Travis, Williamson, and Bell Counties; and composed of the Salmon Peak.

Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) uses an aquifer to store surplus water that will be available for later use when needed.

The first textbook on ASR (Pyne,p.7) noted that ASR is “the storage of water in a suitable aquifer through a well during times when water is available, and recovery of the water from the same well during times when the water is needed.”. Edwards Aquifer: Compliance Resources.

Information and resources for small-business owners and local governments planning any construction activity over the Edwards Aquifer in Texas. Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules: Technical Guidance on Best Management Practices (RG) Storm Water Permit Information.

Edwards Aquifer Maps and GIS Located in the heart of south central Texas, the Edwards Aquifer is the natural water resource that supports approximately 2 million of us.

It is part of a much larger system that spans approximately 8, square miles. The Edwards Aquifer Authority manages the San Antonio segment of the Balcones Fault Continue reading "Maps".

(10) Edwards Aquifer protection plan holder--The person who is responsible for compliance with an approved water pollution abatement plan, organized sewage collection system plan, underground storage tank facility plan, aboveground storage tank facility plan, or a modification or exception granted by the executive director.

The Edwards Aquifer provides San Antonio with an abundant source of groundwater vital to the livelihood of a growing population and an expanding economy.

It stretches across thousands of acres over several counties in South Central Texas. Roughly 70 percent of the recharge zone is located west of Bexar County. Required Edwards Aquifer Protection Plans, Notification, and Exemptions § Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems § Plugging of Abandoned Wells and Borings § Prohibited Activities § Exceptions § Enforcement § Groundwater Conservation Districts § Application Fees § Fees Related to.

The city of San Antonio restrictions were created to conform with the Edwards Aquifer Authority rules but to do it in a manner that relied on reduction of landscape watering rather than reduction. Stormwater Compliance Group Environmental Education and Compliancy Certification Overview Knowledge base required for Edwards Aquifer Certification: Rules for above and below-ground storage tanks, including size, type, location.

The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District is committed to conserving, protecting, recharging, and preventing waste of groundwater and preserving all aquifers in the District. The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District was created in with a directive to conserve, protect, and enhance the groundwater resources in.

the Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules Technical Guidance on Best Management Practices (TCEQ RG). This manual was developed primarily to address pollutant reduction requirements for residential and commercial projects. Consequently, many of the recommended measures are not appropriate for quarry Size: KB.

The Edwards Aquifer is one of the most prolific artesian aquifers in the world. Located on the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau in the U.S.

state of Texas, it is the source of drinking water for two million people, and is the primary water supply for agriculture and industry in the aquifer's addition, the Edwards Aquifer feeds the Comal and San Marcos springs, provides Geology: Limestone karst.

(a) Approval by the executive director. (1) No person may commence the construction of any regulated activity until an Edwards Aquifer protection plan or modifications to the plan as required by § of this title (relating to Required Edwards Aquifer Protection Plans, Notification, and Exemptions) or exception under § of this title (relating to Exceptions).

rule § Purpose The purpose of this chapter is to regulate activities having the potential for polluting the Edwards Aquifer and hydrologically connected surface streams in order to protect existing and potential uses of groundwater and maintain Texas Surface Water Quality Standards.

(c) Additional prohibitions. For applications submitted on or after September 1,injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer, as defined in § of this title (relating to Injection Into or Through the Edwards Aquifer), are prohibited except as provided by § of.

The suggestions are aimed at maintaining water quality and protecting the rare bugs that live in caves above the aquifer -- while complying with TCEQs Edwards Aquifer rules and the Endangered Species Act.

The Service and TCEQs responsibilities for natural resources overlap in cases of water quality and endangered species protection. December Community discussion of Aquifer protection continues.

In early December, the focus of discussion on Edwards protection shifted to potentially transferring the Aquifer Protection Program to the San Antonio Water System, which funded and managed a similar program before the sales tax that currently generates funds was first approved in We have an ample supply of water from the Edwards and several other sources, but state law requires us to cut back on pumping when the Edwards Aquifer reaches certain levels.” Through SAWS is offering its water customers $ or $ coupons to replace water-intensive grass with drought-tolerant garden beds or permeable patios.

Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone - Chapter Rules Table of Contents 1 - Identification Information 2 - Data Quality Information 3 - Spatial Data Organization Information 4 - Spatial Reference Information 5 - Entity and Attribute Information 6 - Distribution Information 7 - Metadata Reference Information The following text conforms with the hierarchy of data elements in the File Size: 75KB.

The Barton Springs segment of the Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Aquifer is a pdf c karst aquifer pdf containing the fourth largest spring in Texas, Barton Springs. The Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer supplies drinking water for ~60, people, provides habitat for federally listed endangered salamanders, and sustains the iconic recreational Barton Springs.

SBCA recently supplied the comments to download pdf Edwards Aquifer Protection Program comment period. Our focus was to prohibit direct discharge of wastewater in the contributing zone of the Edwards Aquifer and to ask for a public process to evaluate the rules in the context of new science and engineering best practices.

The full comments letter can [ ].Aquifers of the Edwards Plateau ebook by Robert Ebook. Mace and Edward S. Angle --Conceptual model of the Edwards-Trinity Plateau aquifer system, Texas / by Roberto Anaya --Hydrochemical variability in the Edwards-Trinity aquifer system, Edwards Plateau, Texas / by Seay H.

Nance --Hydrogeology of Edwards-Trinity aquifer of Texas and Coahuila in the.