Friday, March 27th, 2015
Dripping Springs State Rep. Jason Isaac went before the House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday to make the case for his four-bill cocktail aimed at stopping a controversial groundwater pumping project in Hays County.
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
With a four-bill cocktail, state Rep. Jason Isaac hopes to stop, or at last slow, a Houston-based company's plans to pump huge amounts of water from beneath Hays County.
Sunday, December 8th, 2013
A case involving the disposal of industrial wastewater pits two interests that are dear to many Texans against each other: oil and gas resources versus private property rights.
Saturday, December 7th, 2013
A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says that Texas' water problems could impede economic growth and that the best way to address them is a free-market approach to water allocation.
Friday, September 27th, 2013
Last month, a Texas appeals court fueled the debate over state regulation of groundwater resources. Here's the ruling with comments from four water lawyers and policy experts.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
Most state lawmakers have been focusing on transportation funding these days. But several of them have their eyes on a different prize: convincing voters to support putting dollars aside for water projects.
Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
“If you want to save water, saving energy is a cheaper, faster way to do it. If you want to save energy, saving water is a cheaper, faster way to do it,” says UT energy professor Michael...
Sunday, March 6th, 2011
It sounds simple: Who owns the groundwater in Texas? But this issue, like others in the hot-button area of aquifer planning, is embroiled in an ongoing policy battle.