Texas, Okla. Strike Cross-Border Water Accord

Law360, Dallas (January 27, 2014, 9:14 PM EST) -- Texas and Oklahoma have struck a deal over a water reservoir on the border between the states that allows a Texas utility to access water from a pump station that inadvertently straddles the state lines, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday.

In a memorandum of understanding, Perry and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fannin agreed to allow the North Texas Municipal Water District, which supplies water to more than 1.6 million people, to use a pump station built at Lake Texoma without further fighting between the states, including the...
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