The UCRA has worked with the City of Brady for almost 20 years to construct storm water improvements, develop a Brady
Creek Master Plan, prepare a Watershed Characterization Plan and complete a Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) with
federal funds received from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and managed by the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Nonpoint Source Pollution Program.
The UCRA was awarded a contract for the development of a WPP in 2010. A completed plan was submitted to TCEQ in
September 2014 and approved in August 2016. The watershed is currently the third largest completed WPP in the state.
The primary goal of the plan is to improve water quality within the impaired segment and protect the integrity of the
As a result of the approved plan, UCRA submitted a grant application for the first phase of an implementation project in
2016. Notification of award was received in December 2016 and the contract was executed on September 1, 2017. UCRA
staff is currently waiting on TCEQ approval of the Quality Assurance Project Plan which will allow for construction and
measurement of the efficiency of a storm water quality improvement project within the urban watershed of Brady.