Research & Characterize Potential Effects to Streams from Wastewater Discharges

Project Description

Investigate the current impacts of wastewater discharges into major streams and tributaries within the basin. Study should investigate how wastewater discharge may introduce contaminants of emerging concern, biological shifts, and increased nutrient levels of which could effect native fish communities.

Conservation Area


NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: Tier 2 - Moderate level of urgency for this project. Very nice to have, but not crucial relative to tier 1
Estimated Cost Range: ~$200,000 - $300,000
Project Submitted By: Alexander Neal
Suggested Contact: Jenna Walker:

Better understanding of how future wastewater discharges could affect native fish communities.

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance, San Marcos River Foundation, Texas River Protection Association, Comal County Conservation Alliance, Save Our Springs Alliance, Hill Country Alliance, regional universities.

Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Guadalupe River Basin