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Could a Tug-of-War Between Two Central Texas Counties Leave Residents Without Drinking Water? – Texas Monthly

In the tug-of-war over groundwater between two Central Texas counties, he who pumps the most, wins. At least until everyone loses. In the tug-of-war over groundwater between two Central Texas counties, he who pumps the most, wins. At least until everyone loses.

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Bill looks to solve groundwater export regulation discrepancy

Groundwater conservation groups are urging state legislators to consider tweaking a relatively non-controversial bill that proposes to sync up groundwater pumping permits with the permits that allow companies to export groundwater out of the region.House Bill 1066, authored by Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, and Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, was introduced to the House Natural Resources Committee last week as a housekeeping measure — a bill that would shore up a discrepancy between

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