by Troupe Brewer The West Travis County PUA has statutory authority to contract with private entities seeking water services under terms its board of directors deems appropriate and that are within the agency’s permissible scope of authority, but whether… Read More
DeAnn Walker, ChairPublic Utility Commission DeAnn Walker was appointed by Governor Abbott in September 2017 to serve as Chair of the Public Utility Commission until September 2021. Previously, she served as the Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Abbott on… Read More
by Maris Chambers Coachella Valley Water Dist. v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, 849 F.3d 1262 (9th Cir. 2017), cert. denied 2017 WL 2909254 (U.S. Nov. 27, 2017) (No. 17-40) and 2017 WL 2909267 (U.S. Nov. 27, 2017)… Read More
by Maris Chambers, Tricia Jackson, and Jamie Mauldin White House Council on Environmental Quality Kathleen Hartnett White is now a Senate vote away from leading the White House Council on Environmental Quality. On October 13, 2017, President Donald Trump… Read More
by Stefanie Albright Legislation Affecting Water Districts Districts governed by the Texas Water Code (“TWC”), including, but not limited to, municipal utility districts and water control and improvement districts, may be affected by legislation passed during the 85th Legislative… Read More
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