General Information

The UGRA Environmental Laboratory is a full service water and wastewater laboratory serving Kerr County and surrounding areas. It also plays an important role in UGRA's water monitoring programs. The Laboratory's analytical services include the bacteriological, chemical, and biological testing of water, wastewater, and sludge. The Laboratory is certified by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and is one of the largest microbiological testing laboratories in the region. The environmental staff is committed to providing precise data in a timely fashion with the highest level of customer service.

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Information for Public Water Systems

30 TAC 290 Subchapter D
This document contains the section of the Texas Administrative Code describing rules and regulations for public water systems related to requirements for water treatment plant design, operation and maintenance. If you have questions about Subchapter D contact the TCEQ public drinking water program at (512) 239-4691.

30 TAC 290 Subchapter F
This document contains the section of the Texas Administrative Code regarding harmful or potentially harmful constituents for water systems that supply potable water to the citizens of Texas. If you have questions about Subchapter F, contact the TCEQ public drinking water program at (512) 239-4691.

Coliform Sampling for Public Water Systems
This document provides guidance on how to comply with 30 TAC 290 Subchapter F by describing monitoring requirements for coliform organisms.

How to Develop a Monitoring Plan for a Public Water System
This document provides guidance on how to comply with 30 TAC 290 Subchapter F by describing monitoring requirements for all regulated constituents.

Disinfectant Residual Reporting for Public Water Systems
This guide is intended for public water systems that use only purchased water or groundwater. It explains how to comply with the Texas requirements for monitoring, maintaining, and reporting disinfectant levels.