Summertime Blues

TCEQ Keeps an Eye on the Sky – and its Drought Monitor The state of Texas isn’t always in a drought - it just feels that way. From brown lawns, wildfires, restriction notices, and even sometimes water shortages, droughts make their presence known. There are times – and this year is shaping up to be … Continue reading Summertime Blues

Hurricane Watch: Don’t Get Caught Unprepared

Prepare now to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your home We talk a lot about making sure you’re taking care of the four Ps (people, pets, pipes, and plants) when it comes to inclement winter weather, but what about when it’s summertime? Hurricane Season sure isn’t something to be messed with, or you could … Continue reading Hurricane Watch: Don’t Get Caught Unprepared

What’s in a name?

Projections show the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will likely be hot and heavy – the only thing that’s changed are the names Before the start of every hurricane season, the World Meteorological Organization assigns a list of names for tropical storms in alphabetical order. The names are cycled in and out every six years, although … Continue reading What’s in a name?

Waste Not, Want Not

Pollution Prevention program aims to stop waste before it starts   Waste not, want not. As with most proverbs, the source of this little nugget is unknown, but regardless of its author, the maxim captures the intent of TCEQ’s Pollution Prevention program, aka P2. P2 came into being following legislation enacted by Texas lawmakers more … Continue reading Waste Not, Want Not

TCEQ forms Engineering Group

TCEQ Engineering Group provides training to maintain an edge during pandemic by Victoria Cann   As part of National Engineers Week, we wanted to highlight what TCEQ engineers are doing to continue to be the best engineers they can. Agency engineers formed the TCEQ Engineering Group to assist up and coming engineers, and maintain a … Continue reading TCEQ forms Engineering Group