Category: Water Politics

Rethinking water: Growing population, limited supply mean costs destined to rise, experts say (Posted By Mike Mecke)

Currently, our precious water is too cheap! We basically pay for cost of delivery with little or no cost for water. That must change.
People often do not respect or conserve what is too cheap…….

Authority seals water deal with Pickens (Posted By Mike Mecke)

$103M pact region’s largest water transaction Posted: December 29, 2011 By Kevin Welch amarillo.com There was talk of a “momentous occasion” and many thanks for making the largest water transaction in Texas Panhandle history final Thursday. “I don’t think you owe me any thanks,” said wealthy oil and gas man T. Boone Pickens. “You paid for […]

“Every Drop Counts!” (Posted By Mike Mecke)

Wanting a little more info on Texas Water?  Check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife‘s 10th annual water issue. The issue’s articles deal with a variety of Texas water challenges. Here are some highlights: The issue opens with a look at the last ten years of Texas water. Concern about the state’s water supply unifies […]

Clean Water Act, Take Two (Posted By Gary Cutrer)

What started as good intentions to clean up pollution in rivers, lakes, streams and harbors in the United States eventually became, landowner rights groups say, somewhat of a bureaucratic club to knock landowners and industry over the head for minor infractions or for reasonable small and questionable pollution violations. The Clean Water Act was drawn […]

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