Some are ready to leverage and bargain with Dallas for water rights. Others will never negotiate if Marvin Nichols Reservoir stays on the table. Time is running out for the Region D water board.

Rivercrest ISD Superintendent Stanley Jessee speaks against the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir. Staff photo by Taylor Nye
PITTSBURG — The Region D (Northeast Texas) water board experienced internal conflict at their meeting in Pittsburg on Thursday and are faced with a decision. The group can concede some demands from Dallas regarding the proposed Marvin Nichols reservoir to get to the bargaining table and avoid interregional conflict. The alternative, as Delta County representative David Nabors put it: “I’ll fight…

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