Water Resources - 77th R.S. (2001)

Committee Members


  • The Committee shall conduct an interim study and make recommendations regarding:
    (1)increasing the efficient use of existing water resources;
    (2)developing sufficient long-term financing strategies;
    (3)improving existing water conveyance systems;
    (4)water marketing;
    (5)determining the appropriate role of environmental and wildlife concerns in water permitting and water development; and
    (6)protection of the natural condition of beds and banks of the state-owned watercourses.
  • The Committee shall:
    (1) meet at least annually with the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and the Texas Water Development Board; and
    (2) receive information relating to:
    (A)encouraging the effective development of water marketing and water movement;
    (B)prioritizing the use of state funds for financing the development and conservation of water resources; and
    (C)measures for encouraging donation of water rights, for protecting instream uses.


Committee was created by Senate Bill 2, 77th Legislature.

J. E. "Buster" Brown (Co-Chair), 9/18/2001 - 8/29/2002. Robert Duncan (Co-Chair) appointed 8/30/2002.

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