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Groundwater in Texas — changes and progress

There is an argument that diminishing a landowner’s water rights directly diminishes the value of the land itself, and so constitutes a “taking” by governmental authority. There are differences in the needs of a landowner who plants cotton compared to a rancher, or compared to a landowner who bottles and sells water. At the same time, Texas is growing quickly, and cities’ water needs are under stress.
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