For Immediate Release: June 17, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The long-awaited groundwater ownership bill was signed into law by Gov. Perry today. SB 332, by Senator Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) and Allan Ritter (R-Nederland), clarifies that landowners own the groundwater … Read More

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, Texas – “The 82nd Legislative Session was a successful session for private property rights,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

“There is nothing more … Read More

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Legislation to strengthen landowners’ ownership of the groundwater below their land passed the Texas House today, clearing a major hurdle. The legislation now goes back to the Texas Senate for … Read More

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Austin, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) continued to show their support for SB 332, a bill to reaffirm landowners’ rights to the groundwater below … Read More

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
Austin, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) applauded the Senate Natural Resources Committee today for passing SB 332, a bill that recognizes that a landowner has a vested ownership … Read More

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2011
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

AUSTIN, Texas – Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) gathered at the state capitol Tuesday to show their support for Senate Bill (SB) 332.
 … Read More

For Immediate Release: Jan. 12, 2011
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

AUSTIN, Texas – Thirteen landowner associations and organizations expressed their support today for Senate Bill 332 by Senator … Read More

For Immediate Release
Nov. 9, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, Texas – A group of 13 Texas landowner associations and organizations sent a letter to each state groundwater conservation district urging them to adopt a resolution or similar statement recognizing that landowners have a vested ownership interest in groundwater beneath their … Read More

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 20, at First Victoria Bank from 1:30 p.m. to … Read More

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Landowner groups across the state have launched a new website, www.groundwaterownership.com, to help landowners and the public better understand current groundwater ownership issues. The site is part of a growing effort to ensure groundwater continues to be recognized as a … Read More