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Texas and New Mexico battle over water in Supreme Court

A lawsuit filed by the state of Texas about ownership of water bodies in the Rio Grande is heading to the Supreme Court. The suit alleges that New Mexico, which allows farmers in southern parts of the region to pump groundwater in the river’s watershed, is taking water that should belong to Texas under terms of the 1938 Rio Grande Compact. Read more at the nmpoliticalreport…

Feb 22, 2017 General Discussion, Issues & Policy