Opposition is growing to the proposed contract to sell water from Toledo Bend Reservoir to a private company in Texas.


More than 500 people have submitted comments to the Sabine River Authority of Louisiana and only a dozen lean toward support should the contract get some tweaking. But the rest are adamantly opposed.

The Caddo Parish Commission has joined in the discussion with a resolution last week also opposing water sales across the state line.

At issue is the proposal from Toledo Bend Partners LP seeking a commitment of 600,000 acre-feet of water annually for its Texas customers.

The 13-member Sabine River Authority Board is expected to vote on the proposal later this month.