AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24 (LID) – Texas landowners could be entitled to compensation if regulatory barriers limit access to their land’s underground water supplies, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday.
The high court held that property owners have ownership interest in water beneath their land, but found that regulations are needed to protect and preserve what can be a very scarce resource at times.
From Law & Industry Daily
Firefox recommends the PDF Plugin for Mac OS X for viewing PDF documents in your browser.
We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.
Please choose one of the above to proceed!
LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.
Published In: Environmental Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates
Reference Info:Decision | State, 5th Circuit, Texas | United States
DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.
© Law & Industry Daily, Law & Industry Daily | Attorney Advertising