Uvalde County water district sues over change in Edwards Aquifer rules

The Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District is suing the Edwards Aquifer Authority over water-rights rules that the district said would threaten the amount of groundwater available to property owners west of San Antonio.

 A lawyer for the district said in a release that the rules are “unsupported by state law” and “would make it easier for outside interests to pump 100 percent of a landowner’s water elsewhere.” The lawsuit, also filed by a Uvalde County couple, raises a concern that Edwards water rights could be conveyed “away from the land” for use in “other regions of the EAA,” diminishing the water supply in Uvalde County… Read more from expressnews.com