Presenter: Kevin Mayes

Commission Agenda Item No. 13
Texas Instream Flow Program Update
January 25, 2007

I. Executive Summary: The staff will brief the Commission on the status of the Instream Flow Program mandated by Senate Bill 2 passed in 2001. The bill mandated that the Department, along with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) develop and maintain an instream flow evaluation program. This update will provide information on the National Academy of Science Review, the ongoing stakeholder process and ongoing research related to the Program.