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Water Rights During Drought

How water rights are managed, priority dates, senior water rights, groundwater production and use, river authorities and watermasters. How to make a priority call or water-right complaint.

How Rights to Surface Water Are Prioritized

Letters to Water-Right Holders and Interested Parties

Letters from the TCEQ to water-right holders, and other interested parties to notify them about the status of priority calls on water rights. Letters are added as they become available and are grouped by water basin.

Groundwater Regulation for Private Well Owners

How groundwater production and use is managed and regulated in Texas.

River Authority and Watermaster Area Boundaries Map

Drought Impact on Texas Surface Water
Posted August 17, 2017  Updated Information
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