Water School

What is a “bed and banks permit?"

“Bed and banks” permits are required to be obtained from the TCEQ for the conveyance of water in a watercourse for subsequent diversion (less carriage losses such as evaporation, transpiration, seepage, etc.) and use.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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