March 2011 News Archive

  • March 30, 2011
  • News

March 31, 2011 Senate votes to make groundwater a vested right The Texas Senate approved a bill Yesterday that would establish groundwater as a vested right protected by the state Constitution. For the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, its passage is a clarification of state law and an assurance to landowners that they have the right to the water below their property. For groundwater and subsidence districts across the state, the bill, approved 28-3, is a threat to…

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