Bell County Water Symposium brings ?stakeholders? together – KDHN News – 11-15-17

The Texas Conservation Districts Amendment, also known as Proposition 1, was approved by state voters on Aug. 21, 1917. The measure required the conservation and development of the state?s natural resources. It authorized conservation districts to issue bonds and levy taxes to help property owners during drought and flooding. It was nearly 100 years to the day of the historic floods in Southern Texas, said Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts Executive Director Sarah Schlessinger.

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