Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 30||ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY|
|PART 1||TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY|
|CHAPTER 297||WATER RIGHTS, SUBSTANTIVE|
|SUBCHAPTER E||ISSUANCE AND CONDITIONS OF WATER RIGHTS|
|RULE §297.46||Consideration of Public Welfare|
The commission may grant an application for a new or amended water right only if it finds that it would not be detrimental to the public welfare. For purposes of public welfare findings made under this section, the commission may consider only factors that are within the commission's jurisdiction and expertise as established in Texas Water Code, Chapter 11.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §297.46 adopted to be effective February 24, 1999, 24 TexReg 1162; amended to be effective August 31, 2006, 31 TexReg 6754; amended to be effective August 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 5229|