TITLE

Irrigation rights suspended for Brazos Basin farmers

AUTHOR(S)
Domel, Jessica
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Texas Agriculture Magazine;1/4/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information the impact of a decision taken by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regarding the suspension of water rights. It mentions that due to this decision, farmers and ranchers will not be able to irrigate their crops during the spring season and also they will not be compensated for the loss incurred. Due to this suspension, farmers will have to consider alternatives such as purchase of water, drilling wells and planting a dry land crop.
ACCESSION #
86439704

 

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