Aug. 29, 2016
The Waco-based Brazos River Authority has won a 12-year battle to sell more Brazos basin water without building a single new dam.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality last week approved a “system operation permit” that apportions about 100,000 more acre-feet to the agency by changing how water is accounted for.
The approval means that the BRA, a state-chartered water management agency, can sell additional water to cities and industries for the first time in eight years. Read more here.