San Antonio’s Vista Ridge Pipeline project partners face off in legal dispute
In a move that could cause further turbulence for a proposed $3.4 billion San Antonio pipeline project, one groundwater company has sued another after it says it was cut out of money related to the deal. Brenham-based Metropolitan Water Company is suing Austin-based Blue Water Systems in Travis District Court over a dispute involving water at the proposed pipeline’s source, in areas to the northeast of Austin. The suit claims that Met Water signed into an revenue-sharing agreement with Blue Water to market that water and that Blue Water has not honored the agreement. Met Water seeks to rescind its agreements with Blue Water “so that it may find new, trustworthy partners with which to do business,” says the company’s suit. Read more from the environment blog at Statesman.com.