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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is responsible for overseeing drinking water providers and for regulating activities that may impact watersheds and water supplies. TCEQ

The Texas Legislature started a process aimed at adopting changes to help maintain the future viability of Texas bays and estuaries. The Nueces River Basin and Bay Area Stakeholders Committee (BBASC) was scheduled to present its recommendations in 2012. It has a website providing information on this process in the Coastal Bend area. NuecesSB3 Site exit

Plumbing components sometimes contribute to lead levels in drinking water.  Information on lead in drinking water and steps to minimize exposure are available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  U.S. EPAexit

The Nueces River Authority has broad authority to protect and develop water resources in the Nueces River Basin. It is the local coordinator of the SB1 Regional Water Planning Program. The NRA website includes an extensive document and statistical library. NRAexit

The Lavaca-Navidad River Authority has jurisdiction over the Lavaca River Basin and Lake Texana which is located near Edna in Jackson County. LNRA exit

The Texas Water Development Board plays a primary role in water supply planning, conservation and development. It is responsible for producing the Texas Water Plan and revising it every five years. TWDB exit

The Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program is a a non-profit organization that seeks to work in voluntary partnership with local governments, groups, landowners and industry to protect the coastal environment including the Nueces Delta and area rivers and creeks. CBBEP exit

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San Patricio County is served by the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, La Quinta Ship Channel and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The Port of Corpus Christi Authority includes Nueces and San Patricio Counties. The port is pursuing major initiatives in San Patricio County including redevelopment of the former Naval Station Ingleside and La Quinta Multi-Purpose Terminal. PCCA exit