Texas Supreme Court: Accommodation Doctrine Applies To Groundwater
(Majority opinion available. Document #95-160609-006Z.)
The City of Lubbock owns groundwater under Coyote Lake Ranch, a 26,000-acre agriculture and cattle ranch. In 1953, it sold its groundwater to the City of Lubbock, and to date, the city has drilled seven water wells.
In 2012, Lubbock announced plans to...
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