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Changes Proposed to Water Development Board

A state senator has proposed replacing the Texas Water Development Board's six part-time members with full-time commissioners in light of new water projects under consideration in the Legislature.

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State Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, has proposed replacing the Texas Water Development Board's six part-time volunteer board members with full-time commissioners. Fraser expressed concern about the board's ability to manage more projects as the Legislature considers putting more money into water infrastructure. — WATRnews.com

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