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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

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Austin, Texas – City Hall
Green Roof

The green roof feature at Austin’s City Hall provide sustainability, education and aesthetic benefits along with a public plaza, all while helping to reduce heat island impacts.
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Dallas, Texas – Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Green Roof

This site features a rolling green roof that represents the diverse ecology of West Texas, serving as a physical manifestation of museum’s overall goal and mission.
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Dallas, Texas – Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Bioswale

This bioswale, located at the lowest point of the museum’s parking lot, is planted with native grasses and trees to help filter runoff prior to storage and reuse.
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Keller, Texas – Timber Creek High School
Stormwater Reuse

Timber Creek High School incorporates green infrastructure and low impact development elements into the design and construction of their campus.
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Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Evaluation of GI Design, Construction, and Performance

This project demonstrated and evaluated green infrastructure best management practices in a typical urban watershed in the Dallas Fort Worth area.
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Harris County, Texas - Birnhamwood Drive
Low Impact Development Roadway Project

Harris County recently completed construction on the first roadway project in Texas to utilize Low Impact Development techniques for stormwater management.
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Denton, Texas - Fire Station Number 7
Rainwater Storage & Harvesting

The landscape at Denton’s Fire Station Number 7 is entirely irrigated by rainwater runoff from the roof which is collected and stored in four cisterns.
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Fort Worth, Texas - Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Green Roof

This green roof, atop one of only eight buildings in Texas to earn the LEED platinum certification, is carpeted with 6000 plants that reduce rainwater runoff and cooling/heating needs.
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