By Jess Krochtengel (June 10, 2016, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A rain-filled year has washed away the drought that plagued Texas through much of this decade, but water law issues continue to bubble, with a court ruling that treats groundwater as a hot commodity, innovative industrial water reuse efforts and needed infrastructure projects poised to make waves for property owners.
Here, Law360 takes a look at three hot-button water issues facing the Lone Star State.
Oil and Gas Doctrine Runs Over Into Groundwater
The Texas Supreme Court in May held for the first time that a doctrine requiring oil and gas lessees to accommodate surface owners' rights also applies to groundwater...
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