Water Pressure: Texas takes Oklahoma H2O to federal appeals court, wins

DENVER — Texans are one step closer to Oklahoma’s faucet. A federal appeals court in Colorado has ruled to hear why Texas should be allowed to drink their neighbor’s water, although Oklahoma wants the case dismissed. Oklahoma currently bans selling water across state lines.

Texas’ Tarrant Regional Water District is trying to sue over the ban, forcing Oklahoma to allow pipelines into their state and deliver water — possibly free of charge. The court wrote that Oklahoma’s ban on selling water to neighboring states is unconstitutional. It also indicated that Oklahoma’s water is not its own.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

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