Clean Marina Resources

Resources for Marina Operators and Communities

2013 Texas Marina Facilities and Services Directory
A directory of Marinas in Texas, organized by location with a list of available services. Sponsored by the Clean Texas Marina Program and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Clean Boating Tips (PDF)
Tips for boaters to help preserve Texas waterways.

Clean Marina Course
The course is free to everyone who wants to learn more about clean boating and taking care of our waterways.

Clean Water Certification Program
Contains useful information regarding the Clean Water Certification Program, including how to register your boat and pump-out system into the program.

Does Green Equal Clean?
An informative research video from Boat U.S., studying eco-friendly boat soaps and whether they are a good choice for clean marinas.

Fishing and Boating Services - TPWD
Lots of useful information about popular aquatic activities from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines for Marinas
Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) guide for marinas for preparing for hurricanes and severe weather.

Marina Pump-out Stations in Texas
A list of marinas with pump-out stations for boaters on Texas waterways.

Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (MRRP)
The Texas Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (MRRP) is a statewide campaign to heighten awareness about the negative impacts of  monofilament line debris, to decrease the amount of fishing line entering and staying in the environment, and to increase the amount of
line being recycled.

Native Plant Society of Texas
Landscaping with native plants reduces environmental impacts on marina basins, saves money by using less water, needs less maintenance.

NOAA Southern Region Headquarters 
An abundance of current weather-related information for your area.

NOAA National Hurricane Center
Track the path and progress of active hurricanes.

Pump Don't Dump: How to pump out your boat 
A short YouTube video demonstrating how to protect our environment by pumping out your boat's sanitation devices.

Pump-out Guide for Boats 
A brochure with tips on using pump-outs and how to maintain marine sanitation devices on boats. It includes a full list of pump-out stations operated by Texas marinas inland and along the coast.

The Small Business and Local Government Assistance (SBLGA) program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provides confidential technical assistance without the threat of enforcement.

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Regulation
Informational brochure about the SPCC regulation and what it means to you.

SPCC Inspection and Plan Review Form
This is a copy of the form used by the EPA when inspecting a facility and their compliance with the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure regulation

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SW3P)
Storm water drainage presents an unusual (and unpredictable) challenge for marinas. Visit this page to access the SWPPP template and view a sample plan so your marina can be prepared to handle the issue before it's too late.

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan - Worksheet Instructions
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan - Worksheets
Storm Water Pollution Prevention - Generic Plan

TCEQ Pumpout Application and Registration Form (PDF)
Application to certify a Marina's pumpout facilities.

Texas Lake Finder
Use this tool from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to locate lakes around the state.