The Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District is suing the Edwards Aquifer Authority over water-rights rules that the district said would threaten the amount of groundwater available to property owners west of San Antonio.

 A lawyer for the district said in a release that the rules are “unsupported by state law” and “would make it easier for outside interests to pump 100 percent of a landowner’s water elsewhere.” The lawsuit, also filed by a Uvalde County couple, raises a concern that Edwards water rights could be conveyed “away from the land” for use in “other regions of the EAA,” diminishing the water supply in Uvalde County… Read more from