Tag: water

wotus

WOTUS Stay: What Does It Mean?

We can get bogged down in the validity of who has jurisdiction and the legal minutia or we can gaze beyond those arguments and take a look at what is truly at stake here.

Sustainable Sites

A Look at the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES)

The central message of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®) is that any landscape—whether the site of a large subdivision, a shopping mall, a park, an abandoned rail yard, or even one home—holds the potential both to improve and to regenerate the natural benefits and services provided by ecosystems in their undeveloped state.

colorado water rights

Real Estate and Water Rights in Colorado

It’s no wonder real estate is complex and buyers are discerning in the state of Colorado. Regional farm and ranch markets are vast and values vary considerably depending on a multitude of factors, perhaps most significantly, water.

water conservation in Texas

Water Conservation in Texas

You don’t have to sit in a Texas coffee shop very long until the conservation turns to oil or water. ...

texas water rights

Understanding Water Ownership & Water Rights in Texas

Although the Texas population is expected to double in size by 2050, the state’s water supplies are expected to decrease by 19 percent in that same timeframe.

hydraulic fracking

The True Story of Water Usage in Hydraulic Fracturing

Land brokers and real estate agents, among others in Texas, have witnessed first-hand the positive economic impacts of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking), which make it possible for producers to tap vast deposits of natural gas and oil trapped in tight sand and shale formations.

WOTUS

WOTUS (Waters of the US) and Land Ownership

WOTUS (Waters of the US) is the on-going challenge to regulate water pollution — the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and ...

texs prop 6

Proposition 6 / SWIFT Fund

  It’s no secret. Texas is running out of water. In response, the 83rd Texas Legislature moved to encourage the ...

groundwater rights

Groundwater Rights Have Become Negotiable in Property Sales

As the supply of Texas groundwater continues to dwindle, the value escalates and landowners realize that it can add another revenue stream to the property.

Guide to snakes in Texas

Guide to Snakes in Texas

Learn how to spot the difference between diamond back water snakes (non-venomous) and western cottonmouth snakes (venomous) on your Texas property.

texas water

Will Texas Run Out of Water?

When Dr. Ron Gill, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, says that Texas weather is continual drought with intermittent floods, he is supported by Texas history. Droughts pose more danger today than in the past because of population growth.

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