Essentials of Texas Water Resources, 4th Edition

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Essentials of Texas Water Resources (4th Edition)

  • Mary K. Sahs, editor
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  • A project of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • 1 volume; softbound
  • 1,042 pages
  • © 2016



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Essentials of Texas Water Resources, edited by Mary K. Sahs and published by TexasBarBooks, is a project of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. With a list of more than eighty authors that reads like a “who’s who” of Texas water law legal and technical experts, this book will prove itself to be a vital resource to lawyers, engineers, industry professionals, consultants, regulators, conservationists, water boards, groundwater conservation districts, state agencies, river authorities, utilities, municipalities, and academic institutions.

The fourth edition of Essentials of Texas Water Resources includes 2015 legislative and case law updates and four new chapters.

  • Water Reuse
  • Desalination
  • Aquifer Storage and Recovery
  • Economic Value of Water

Topics include:

  • Surface Water and Groundwater Modeling
  • Interstate Compacts
  • Surface and Groundwater Transactions
  • Water Planning
  • Financing Water Projects
  • Governmental Acquisition of Water Rights by Involuntary Means
  • Flood Management
  • Reservoirs
  • Water Utilities
  • Water Districts
  • Wholesale Water Suppliers
  • Water Rights and the Endangered Species Act
  • Water Quality Regulations
  • Dredge and Fill Permits

The Essentials of Texas Water Resources Digital Download, consisting of a fully hyperlinked and searchable PDF file of the entire book, is included at no charge with purchase of the printed book. Texas and federal case and statutory citations are linked to the Casemaker database online.

CONTENTS

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List of Plates
Letter from the President of the State Bar of Texas
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments

PART A. OVERVIEW OF DUAL SYSTEM OF WATER RIGHTS: SURFACE WATER AND GROUNDWATER

  1. Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Foundations for Texas Water Law
    Gabriel Eckstein and Amy Hardberger
  2. Meeting Water Supply Needs: Planning, Permitting, and Implementation
    Martin C. Rochelle, Brad B. Castleberry, and Cristina Ramage O’Jibway
  3. Historical Development of Texas Surface Water Law: Background of the Appropriation and Permitting System and Management of Surface Water Resources
    Glenn Jarvis
  4. Groundwater Law and Regulation
    Russell S. Johnson and Mary K. Sahs
  5. Conjunctive Management and Use of Surface Water and Groundwater Resources
    Ronald Kaiser
  6. State and Federal Governmental Entities with Water Resource Jurisdiction
    Shana L. Horton and Constance Courtney Westfall

PART B. SURFACE WATER

  1. Water Districts
    Angela Stepherson
  2. River Authorities and Regional Water Districts
    Lyn Clancy, Howard Slobodin, and Stacie Dowell
  3. Surface Water Rights Permitting
    Douglas G. Caroom and Susan M. Maxwell
  4. Reserved
  5. Environmental Flows
    Hope Wells and Colette Barron Bradsby
  6. Determining Surface Water Availability
    Kathy Alexander Martin
  7. Water Rights Enforcement
    Robert Martinez and Robin Smith
  8. Multi-Jurisdictional Water Rights
    Priscilla M. Hubenak and Jane E. Atwood
  9. Surface Water Rights Transactions
    Edmond R. McCarthy, Jr., Lynn Ray Sherman, and Derek Seal

PART C. GROUNDWATER

  1. Chapter 36 Groundwater Conservation Districts and Subsidence Districts
    Michael Booth, Trey Nesloney, and Deborah Trejo
  2. Edwards Aquifer Authority
    Darcy Alan Frownfelter
  3. Groundwater Transactions
    Susan M. Maxwell and Denise V. Cheney
  4. Forecasting Underground Rain: Groundwater Availability Modeling
    Robert E. Mace and Cynthia K. Ridgeway

PART D. WATER PLANNING

  1. State Water Planning
    Cynthia Smiley
  2. Groundwater Management Area Joint Planning
    Monique Norman and William R. Hutchison
  3. Drought Planning and Response
    Dinniah C. Tadema

PART E. SELECTED WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

  1. Water Conservation
    Karen Guz
  2. Water Reuse
    Robert F. Adams, Ellen T. McDonald, Alan H. Plummer, and Robin Smith
  3. Desalination
    Jorge Arroyo, Mary K. Sahs, and Van Kelley
  4. Aquifer Storage and Recovery
    Fred Blumberg, Barney N. Austin, Joe Freeland, Tom Bohl, and Van Kelley
  5. Reservoirs
    Lyn Clancy and Greg Graml
  6. Reserved

PART F. DRINKING WATER SUPPLY ISSUES

  1. Drinking Water Supply Issues: Water Utilities—CCNs and Rates
    Leonard H. Dougal and Cassandra Quinn
  2. Water Utilities: Protection of Public Health
    Angela K. Moorman
  3. Wholesale Water Suppliers
    Stephen C. Dickman

PART G. SELECTED ISSUES IN WATER RESOURCE LAW

  1. The Endangered Species Act and the Texas Law of Water Resources
    Laura Evans
  2. Integrating Water Quality Standards into Water Management Programs
    Sara Burgin, Carlos Romo, and Amber Weigl
  3. Impacts of Water Quality Requirements on Water Supply Projects
    Howard S. Slobodin and Stacie M. Dowell
  4. Dredge and Fill Permits under CWA Section 404
    Janet McQuaid
  5. Economic Value of Water
    Sharlene Leurig
  6. Financing Water Projects
    Jeffrey A. Leuschel
  7. Water for a Public Purpose: Governmental Acquisition of Water Rights by Involuntary Means
    Phil Steven Kosub
  8. Flood Management
    Leonard H. Dougal and Cassandra Quinn
  9. Water-Energy Nexus
    Jacob Arechiga

Statutes and Rules Cited
Cases Cited
Subject Index
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