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January 17th, 2011
Audio: Bill renews debate over groundwater rights

KUT News

Upping the stakes in a long-running debate over groundwater and property rights, state Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, filed a bill this week that would give Texas landowners ownership of the groundwater beneath their property. As Erika Aguilar of KUT News reports, the filing comes as the Texas Supreme Court considers a similar issue.

ERIKA AGUILAR is a reporter for KUT News, where this story was originally published. It is reprinted here through a news partnership between KUT News and the San Marcos Mercury via the Texas Tribune.

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