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.

Current Accreditation Certificate

Information for Private Well Owners

Disinfecting Your Private Well   English Version;  Spanish Version

Drinking Water: Common Water Quality Problems and Their Treatment  

Information for Public Water Systems

TCEQ Public Drinking Water
This webpage provides information on public drinking water in Texas

Revised Total Coliform Rule 
This webpage provides information for public water systems in order to comply with the Revised Total Coliform Rule

Instructions for Collecting Repeat Samples
According to the Revised Total Coliform Rule

Texas Drinking Water Watch (DWW) is a database that drinking water operators and the public can use to find information about public water systems. 
TCEQ Instructions for using DWW to view results for the following programs:
Bacteriological (Coliform) Sample Results
Lead and Copper Rule Sample Results
Chemical Sample Results
Additional Instructions to Texas Drinking Water Watch: TCEQ webpage.

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.

Past Accreditation Certificates