The Texas Supreme Court's ruling in Bragg makes clear that, at least in some circumstances, a groundwater conservation district's denial or limitation of a permit seeking to pump groundwater for irrigation can constitute a Penn Central regulatory taking. Moreover the court clarified how just compensation should be calculated in these instances. This article seeks to offer a simple explanation of the case and its holding for non-attorneys.
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