84th Texas State Legislature: summaries of water-related legislative action

Dean Robbins, Stacey Allison Steinbach, Ken Kramer, Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, Perry L. Fowler

Abstract


Editor-in-Chief’s Note: September 1 of every odd-numbered year is the date when new legislation from the most recent session of the Texas Legislature session typically goes into effect. With this in mind, the Texas Water Journal invited 4 organizations that work closely with the Texas Legislature to provide their take on the changes to Texas water policy and law that were made during the 2015 session. The opinions expressed in these summaries are the opinions of the individual organizations and not the opinion of the Texas Water Journal or the Texas Water Resources Institute.
Organizations:
• Texas Water Conservation Association
• Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter
• Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts
• Texas Water Infrastructure Network

Keywords


Texas water law; Texas Legislature

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Copyright (c) 2015 Dean Robbins, Stacey Allison Steinbach, Ken Kramer, Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, Perry L. Fowler

Texas Water Journal

The Texas Water Journal is an online, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the timely consideration of Texas water resources management, research, and policy issues from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates science, engineering, law, planning, and other disciplines. It also provides updates on key state legislation and policy changes by Texas administrative agencies. The journal is published by the Texas Water Journal, a nonprofit organization, in cooperation with the Texas Water Resources Institute, part of Texas A&M AgriLife.

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