DRAFT - Total Maximum Daily Load for Dissolved Nickel in the San Jacinto River Tidal, Houston Ship Channel, and Buffalo Bayou in the San Jacinto River Basin Segment 1001 Segments 1005, 1006, 1007 Segments 1013, 1014, 1016, 1017


This TMDL (total maximum daily load) was developed for dissolved nickel in the San Jacinto River Tidal (Segment 1001), Houston Ship Channel (Segments 1005, 1006, 1007), Buffalo Bayou (Segments 1013 and 1014), Greens Bayou Above Tidal (Segment 1016), Whiteoak Bayou Above Tidal (Segment 1017), Tabbs Bay (Segment 2426), San Jacinto Bay (Segment 2427), Black Duck Bay (Segment 2428), Scott Bay (Segment 2429), Burnet Bay (Segment 2430), and Barbours Cut (Segment 2436). The purpose of this TMDL is to define the allowable permitted limit of dissolved nickel for all wastewater dischargers in the above segments. It was prepared by the Research and Environmental Assessment Section in the Water Planning and Assessment Division of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.


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Buffalo Bayou, Houston Ship Channel, TMDL nickel, nickel levels, water pollution, water quality