Tomorrow's Water Today
7:03 am
Mon March 17, 2014

New reservoirs must pass TCEQ process before licensure

With all the attention on the Texas Water Development Board, it's worth noting that there's more than one state agency involved in the construction of any new reservoir. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality must grant a license for any new reservoir construction project. The licensure process is a long and complicated one.

Tomorrow's Water Today: Inclusion in the Texas Water Development Board's state plan does not guarantee that a new reservoir will be built. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality must grant a license for new reservoir project, and the licensure process is a long one. (Mark Haslett/KETR)